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TORPEDO SHIPS

BAINBRIDGE destroyers (1902)

Bainbridge 1902

No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
DD1 Bainbridge 918 Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia 8/1899 27/8/1901 11/1902 stricken 9/1919
DD2 Barry 919 Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia 9/1899 22/3/1902 11/1902 stricken 9/1919
DD3 Chauncey 920 Neafie & Levy, Philadelphia 12/1899 26/10/1901 11/1902 collision 19/11/1917
DD4 Dale 1 WR Trigg, Richmond 7/1899 24/7/1900 10/1902 stricken 9/1919
DD5 Decatur 2 WR Trigg, Richmond 7/1899 26/9/1900 5/1902 stricken 9/1919
  

Displacement normal, t

420

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

76.2

Breadth, m

7.18

Draught, m

1.98 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

8000

Max speed, kts

29

Fuel, t

DD1 - 3: coal 213

DD4, 5: coal 203

Endurance, nm(kts) 2700(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk III/V/VI, 5 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 450 TT (4)

Complement

73

Ship project history: Authorized under the Act of 4/5/1898. Forecastle deck, not turtle, forward. Four funnels in two groups, with one TT between the groups and one far aft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Chauncey was lost 19/11/1917 on a Straits of Gibraltar in collision with USS Caya.

Ivan Gogin, 2014