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Name: CONSTANCE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 18/03/1943
Launched: 22/08/1944
Completed: 31/12/1945
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 64
Dimensions: 1890disp - 2540disp, 339.5 x 35.8 x 11.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, 40000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.5ins DP, 1 x 2 x 40mm AA, 2 x 1 x 40mm AA, 2 x 1 x 20mm AA guns;
1 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes; 4 x depth charge throwers
History:
31/12/1945 British Royal Navy
08/03/1956 Broken up
Comments: Member of the C Class of destroyers.
Allocated pennant number R71
08/03/1956: Arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking up by TW Ward Ltd


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