H.M.A.S. Torrens (1915)

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H.M.A.S. Torrens (1915)
Builder: Cockatoo Dockyard[1]
Launched: 28 Aug, 1915[2]
Sunk: 24 Nov, 1930[3]
Fate: as target off Sydney

H.M.A.S. Torrens was one of 29 destroyers of the Acheron class.

Service

Torrens was expended as a target in 1930, along with other destroyers Australia felt it could not support in the face of the Great Depression.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  2. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  3. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 62.
  4. The Navy List. (October, 1916). p. 399p.
  5. The Navy List. (August, 1917). p. 399o.
  6. The Navy List. (December, 1918). p. 951a.
  7. The Navy List. (December, 1920). p. 951a.
  8. The Navy List. (February, 1926). p. 295.

Bibliography


Acheron Class Destroyer
Admiralty Design
Goshawk Hind Hornet Hydra Defender
Druid Sandfly Jackal Tigress Lapwing
  Lizard Phoenix Ferret Forester  
Yarrow Specials
  Archer Attack  
Thornycroft Specials
  Acheron Ariel  
Parsons Specials
  Badger Beaver  
Firedrake/Yarrow Specials
  Firedrake Lurcher Oak  
Australian type
  Parramatta Warrego Yarra  
  Huon Swan Torrens  
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