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Name: BLEASDALE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 31/10/1940
Launched: 23/07/1941
Completed: 16/04/1942
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 30
Dimensions: 1050disp - 1435disp, 279.8 x 33.4 x 11.6(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 19000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
16/04/1942 British Royal Navy
14/09/1956 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type III) of destroyers
14/09/1956: Broken up at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Ltd