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HMS Basilisk (H11)

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HMS Basilisk was a built for the Royal Navy around 1930. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to the Home Fleet in 1936. The ship escorted convoys and conducted anti-submarine patrols early in World War II before participating in the Norwegian Campaign. Basilisk was sunk by German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. Description Basilisk displaced at standard load and at deep load. The ship had an overall length of , a beam of and a draught of . She was powered by a pair of Brown-Curtis geared steam turbines, each driving one shaft, using steam provided by three Admiralty 3-drum boilers. The turbines developed a total of and gave a maximum speed of . Basilisk carried enough fuel oil to give her a range of at . The ship's complement was 134 officers and ratings, although it increased to 142 during wartime. The B-class destroyers mounted four QF 4.7-inch (120 mm) Mk IX guns in single mounts.
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