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Name: ALBUERA
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 16/09/1943
Launched: 28/08/1945
Completed: n/a
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 75
Dimensions: 2480disp - 3430disp, 379.0 x 40.5 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 1 x 1 x 4.5ins QF, 1 x 8 x 40mm
5 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 2 x Squid AS mortars
History:
British Royal Navy
Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class of destroyers.
Laid up after launching.
Hull used for structural tests by Admiralty Naval Construction & Research Dept at Rosyth
Subsequently broken up