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Name: ARMADA
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 29/12/1942
Launched: 09/12/1943
Completed: 02/07/1945
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 658
Dimensions: 2325disp, 379.0 x 40.25 x 13.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, 50000shp
Engines by: Hawthorn Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins QF guns; 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedo tubes,
1 x 3 x Squid depth charge mortar
History:
02/07/1945 British Royal Navy
18/12/1965 Broken up
Comments: Delay in construction caused by late delivery of the fire control tower & systems
18/12/1965: Broken up at Inverkeithing by TW Ward


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