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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: 8536disp - 9717disp, 354.0 x 89.75 x 11.0ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, 4800hp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 12.25knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 2 x 15ins, 4 x 2 x 4.0ins AA, 4 x 4 x 2pdr AA, 8 x 2 x 20mm AA 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
05/12/1954: Arrived at Barrow for breaking up
24/12/1954: Breaking up commenced by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above plan is copyright of Dr Dan Saranga