Published Resources Details Journal Article
- HMS "Ardent"
- vol. 58, 16 November 1894, pp. 647-648
A preliminary trial of the Ardent (length 200 feet, beam 19 feet; depth 14 feet) built by J. I. Thornycroft and Co., of Chiswick, for the British Government was held on the 9th of November 1894, the trial was a preliminary one as the Ardent was not fully loaded, however she did manage to achieve a speed of 29.182 knots.