|Launched:||July 7, 1907|
|Fate:||broken up in 1931|
|Displacement:||standard displacement 350 tons|
|Speed:||Maximum Speed 30 knots|
|Armament:||Gun 2 X FR 3in 7.6cm 12pdr Hotchkiss Single & Gun 2 X FR 57mm 6pdr 40cal Hotchkiss QF Single|
|Powerplant:||2 shafts, 6,000 hp|
Lonchi (Greek: Α/Τ Λόγχη, "Spear") was a Thyella class destroyer that served in the Royal Hellenic Navy (1906 - 1929).
The ship, along with her three sister ships, was ordered from England in 1906 and was built in the Yarrow shipyard at Scotstoun.
During World War I, Greece belatedly entered the war on the side of the Triple Entente and, due to Greece's neutrality the four Thyella class ships were seized by the Allies in October 1916, taken over by the French in November and served in the French Navy 1917-18. By 1918, they were back on escort duty under Greek colors, mainly in the Aegean Sea. Lonchi saw action in the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922). After the war, she was stricken in 1926 and broken up in 1931.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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