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Name: BRILLIANT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 08/07/1929
Launched: 09/10/1930
Completed: 21/02/1931
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1409
Dimensions: 1360disp - 1790disp, 312.0 x 32.2 x 12.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 34000hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 35.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes;
2 x depth charge throwers
History:
21/02/1931 British Royal Navy
21/02/1948 Broken up
Comments: Cost 221,638 to build, excluding Admiralty supplied items such as weapons
21/02/1948: Sold to BISCO for demolition
04/1948: Broken up at Troon by West of Scotland Shipbreakers


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair

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