HMS Opossum in 1897
Here we see the A-class destroyer HMS Opossum in 1898 when she was probably part of the Devonport instructional flotilla. This might explain the bright white life preservers which can be seen along the side.
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Rickard, J (14 June 2020), HMS Opossum in 1897 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_opossum_1897.html