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      D-53 Venetia      

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Country: United Kingdom.
Class, [Type]: Admiralty V, [DD].

Builder: Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Govan, U.K.
Launch date: 29 October 1917.
Commission date: 19 December 1917.
Decommission date: 19 October 1940.

Displacement ( tons ): 1300 full load.
Dimensions ( metres ): 95 x 9 x 3,3.
Main machinery: 3 x Brown-Curtis steam turbines ( 27000 hp ), 4 x Yarrow boilers.
Range ( miles ): 5000 at 12 knots.
Speed ( knots ): 34.
Complement: 110.

Guns: 4 x 1 100mm Mk5, 1 x 1 76mm Mk2.
Torpedoes: 2 x 2 533mm torpedo tubes ( 14 torpedoes ).
Comment: Mined and the sunk in Thames estuary, 19 October 1940.

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