|Builder:||R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd|
|Dimensions:||1050disp - 1430disp, 264.0 x 31.5 x 8.3(draft)ft|
|Engines:||2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 19000shp|
|Engines by:||R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle|
|Propulsion:||2 x Screws, 27.0knots|
|Armament:||3 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr guns, 110 depth charges|
|09/05/1942||British Royal Navy|
|1942||Polish Navy; renamed SLAZAK|
|1945||British Royal Navy; renamed BEDALE|
|1952||Indian Navy; renamed GODAVARI|
|Comments:||A member of the Hunt Type II Class of destroyers|
|17/04/1942: Transferred on loan to Poland before completion|
|1952: Leased to the Indian Navy|
|04/1959: Lease converted into a sale|
|Served as a training ship|
|23/03/1976: Ran aground in the Maldives & damaged beyond repair|
|1979: Broken up in India|
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