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"Launch of H.M.S. “ Bulldog.”—H.M. Torpedo-Boat Destroyer Bulldog, the last of the eight replacement destroyers of the 1928 Naval programme to be built, was launched from the Wall send shipyard of Messrs. Swan, Hunter, and Wigham Richardson, Limited, on December 6 last. The vessel is a sister ship of H.M.S. Brilliant, and she was launched with her engines and boilers on board, her masts and funnels erected and her torpedo-tube races and gun mountings all in place. The displacement of the vessel is 1,330 tons, and the propelling machinery consists of two sets of geared turbines. The engines and boilers have been constructed by Messrs. Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Company, Limited."