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Name: ABERCROMBIE
Type: Monitor
Keel: 26/04/1941
Launched: 31/03/1942
Completed: 22/04/1943
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 42
Dimensions: 7850disp, 373.25 x 89.75 x 11.0ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, SR geared, 4800hp
Engines by: Parsons
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 2 15ins guns, 8 x 4.0ins guns, 16 x 2pdr guns
History:
22/04/1943 British Royal Navy
24/12/1954 Broken up
Comments: A member of the ROBERTS Class
09/09/1943: Damaged by a contact mine off Salerno, Italy. Repaired
21/08/1944: Damaged by 2 mines off Malta. Repaired
24/12/1954: Broken up at Barrow