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HMS Viper - The first steam turbine destroyer
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fred henderson



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Steaming at 36 knots during Full Power Trials in 1900. (Please see thread under Royal Naval Ships) Notice the huge ventilating cowls between the funnels. The photographer did well to hang onto his 1900 equipment when the wash hit his boat!

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· Date: Mon, 5 September 05 · Views: 530
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Alan Blair

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Tue, 6 September 05 15:32

This is a tremendous photo could I use it as the basis for a painting?----------------------Alan
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fred henderson

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Tue, 6 September 05 17:46

Thanks Alan. The photo was the property of Parsons Marine SteamTurbine Company, sadly no longer around. Of course as Hawthorn Leslie built her there were many copies at Hebburn. As far as I am concerned I will be delighted if you use it as a basis for a painting. Please post the completed work.

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Tue, 6 September 05 17:56

My sources say it was TURBINIA, granted also British, but none the less TURBINIA? Alan Hill Bridgeport, Pa. USA
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Tue, 6 September 05 18:22

Hi Alan. Turbinia was Charles Parsons own research prototype, about half the size of HMS Viper. See my Turbinia post under Special Purpose Ships for a photo and my thread under the same name for the story.

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Wed, 7 September 05 10:42

Informative Fred, thank you. Alan Hill
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B N Barber

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Fri, 16 February 07 07:45

Hello Fred
I am building a model of HMS VELOX in yuor reserch of this type of craft have you come upon details under the wheel house viewed fron the stern
regards Nigel Barber
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Fri, 16 February 07 08:21

Sorry Nigel, I do not have these details.

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John Paterson

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Fri, 9 October 09 03:10

Thank you for the photo Fred.

I first saw this photo when I was very young, in a book that was given to me... I think she looks particularly fabulous in this shot and always have. Her end came far too soon.

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