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Fleet

Royal Navy

Ship Type

Destroyer

Nickname

Ship Class

Admiralty M-class

Grouping

13th Destroyer Flotilla (leader HMS Champion, Captain Fairie)

Command

Battle-Cruiser Fleet

Builder's Yard

Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Yard (or Swan Hunter?)

Budget Year

Construction Notes

Bingham was awaraded one of the three Vics earned during the battle

Date Laid Down

Launch Date

09.10.2015

Completed date

Commission date

Year laid down

Year launched

Year completed

Commission Year

Pennant No

Photo Details

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Sister ships

Eventual Fate

Sunk 31st May, 1916

Jutland result

Ready for action after dock repairs

Commander

Captain The Hon E. Barry Bingham

Noteable Officers

Crew complement

80

Officers

Ratings

Killed

6

Wounded

8

Prisoners

80

Displacement full Load (tons)

904 - 1,042

Artefacts Data

Ship's Model

Length (ft)

292' (norm 271-276)

Length (mtrs)

82

Beam (ft)

27'6"

Beam (mtrs)

3.38

Draught (ft)

8'8"

Draught (mtrs)

2.64 mean

Max. Speed (knots)

34

Range (miles)

Range (kilometres)

Fuel

237 - 298 tons of fuel oil

Propulsion

3 shafts, steam turbine. 25,000 shp

Armour Main Belt

Deck Armour

Turret Armour IN CM

Conning Tower Armour

Barbette Armour

Weight of armour

Armour / Displacement Ratio

Watertight compartments

General Notes

Fire Control Table

Fire Control - Clock

Primary Gun calibre

No. Primary Turrets

Guns (No.barrels)

Primary gun layout

Rounds per main gun

Effective broadside guns

Primary shell Weight (inches or cm)

Primary Broadside Weight

Secondary Gun Calibre

Guns (No.barrels) 2

Rounds per secondary

Other Armament

Three QF 4" (102 mm) Mark IV guns, mounting P Mk. IX, Two single QF 2-pounder "pom-pom" Mk. II

Elevation (degrees)

Gunnery Range (yards)

Gunnery Range (metres)

Rate of Fire (rds per minute)

Shells expended Main

Mines dropped

Shells expended Secondary

Torpedoes fired

Gunnery Notes

Torpedo Type IN

21"

No. tubes

2

Torpedo Type MM

533 mm

No. Mines

Torpedo Notes

References & sources

H M Le Fleming Warships of World War One. Tarant Jutland.The German Perspective