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Name: AGINCOURT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 12/12/1943
Launched: 29/01/1945
Completed: 25/06/1947
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 664
Dimensions: 2480disp, 379.0 x 40.5 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x geared steam turbines, Parsons type, 50000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 35.75knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins guns, 2 x 5 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 2 x Squid anti-submarine mortars
History:
25/06/1947 British Royal Navy
27/10/1974 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class
1959: Converted to radar picket with Sea Cat missiles
27/10/1974: Broken up at Sunderland


Above photos courtesy of Photoship

Above photo dated 05/1966 copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Profile & Deck plans courtesy of Dr Dan Saranga. Click HERE to enlarge