Aircraft Data Sheet: Short 184 (1916)

Short 184
First flight:
Span: 19.36m/63ft 6ins
Length: 12.38m/40ft 7ins
Max weight: 2,313kg/5,100lb
Max level speed: 65knots/121kph
Power plant: One 225shp/168kW Sunbeam inline
Total built: 12 (Westland built)

Designed by Short Brothers as a torpedo carrying seaplane, Short 184s were the first aircraft to be built at Yeovil with a contract to build 12 aircraft. Completed aircraft were delivered by rail to Hamble on the Solent for final assembly and test. A Westland built Short 184 served with the fleet at Jutland, the remains of this aircraft are on view in the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton, Somerset.