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Name: CODRINGTON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 20/06/1928
Launched: 07/08/1929
Completed: 04/06/1930
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1355
Dimensions: 1540disp, 332.0 x 34.0 x 19.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 39000hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 37.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns; 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
04/06/1930 British Royal Navy
27/07/1940 Sunk
Comments: Completed as a flotilla leader with extra accommodation
27/07/1940: Bombed whilst alongside at Dover & back broken by a near miss


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