H.M.S. Whitehall (D 94)


Navy:........................... The Royal Navy

Type:........................... Destroyer

Class:.......................... Admiralty Modified W class

Penant:........................ D 94

Mod:............................ Long range escort

Built by:....................... Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.)

Ordered:..................... January, 1918

Laid down:.................. June, 1918

Launched:................... 11th August, 1919

Commissioned:............ 9th July, 1924

Displacement:.............. 1188 BRT

Length:......................... 312 feet

Complement:............... 134 men

Armament:..................

Original design:............ 4 4.7" guns (4x1)

..................................... 2 2pdr AA (2x1)

..................................... 6 21" torpedo tubes (2x3)

 

Short range escort:...... 3 4.7" guns (3x1)

.....................................1 3" AA gun

.....................................2 2pdr AA (2x1)

.....................................3 21" torpedo tubes (1x3)

 

Long range escort:...... 2 4.7" guns (2x1)

.....................................1 3" AA gun

.....................................2 2pdr AA (2x1)

.....................................1 Hedgehog

Maximum speed:......... 34 Knots

Engines:...................... Geared turbines, 2 shafts

Power:......................... 27000 HP

 

Completed by Chatham Dockyard.  Reconstruction to Long Range Escort finished in January 1943.  Sold to be broken up for scrap in October 1945.

 

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