'L' Class destroyer HMS Laurel

'L' Class destroyer HMS Laurel
Here we see the L Class Destroyer HMS Laurel of 1913. The L Class Destroyers were under construction when the letter class system was put in place, and were renamed so that they all started with L. The Laurel had been laid down as HMS Redgauntlet.
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), 'L' Class destroyer HMS Laurel , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_laurel_L_class.html

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