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PATROL VESSELS

Yorktown Class No. Name Builder Laid Down Launched Comm.

PG 1 Yorktown Cramp 14 May 1887 28 Apr 1888 23 Apr 1889

PG 3 Concord Palmer May 1888 8 Mar 1890 14 Feb 1891

PG 4 Bennington Palmer Jun 1888 3 Jun 1890 20 Jun 1891

Displacement 1,710 tons, 1,920 f/1

Dimensions 244’5” (oa) 230’ (wl) x 36’ x 14’

Machinery 2 screws, HTE, 4 cyl. boilers, IHP 3,300, 16 knots; (1918) Yorktown: 4 locomotive boilers

Endurance 3443/10

Complement 195

Armament 6-6,” 2-6 pdr, 2-3 pdr 2-1 pdr guns; (1910) 6-6,” 4-3 pdr; (1918) Yorktown: 6-5”/40, 4-6 pdr, 2-1 pdr.