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Name: ACTIVE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 11/06/1928
Launched: 09/07/1929
Completed: 09/01/1930
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 557
Dimensions: 1361disp - 1773disp, 312.0 x 32.3 x 8.6(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, Parsons type, 34000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 35.4knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr guns, 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
09/02/1930 British Royal Navy
20/05/1947 Broken up
Comments: 20/05/1947: Sold for breaking up at Dalmuir


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Above photo courtesy of Photoship

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