'G' Class Destroyer HMS Basilisk

'G' Class Destroyer HMS Basilisk
HMS Basilisk was a 'G' Class Destroyer, completed in 1910. The 'G' Class destroyers were designed to be cheaper than the large Tribal class destroyers, but have the range to reach Germany. They mainly served in the Mediterranean during the First World War, and the Basilisk was scrapped in 1921.
British Destroyers From Earliest Days to the Second World War, Norman Friedman. A very detailed look at the design of British destroyers from their earliest roots as torpedo boat destroyers, though the First World War and up to the start of the Second World War, supported by vast numbers of plans and well chosen photographs [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (DATE), 'G' Class Destroyer HMS Basilisk , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_basilisk_g_class.html

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