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Name: EGLINTON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 08/06/1939
Launched: 28/12/1939
Completed: 28/08/1940
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 14
Dimensions: 1000disp - 1340disp, 264.3 x 29.0 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, 19000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr AA guns; depth charges
History:
28/08/1940 British Royal Navy
28/05/1956 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type I) of destroyers
194x: 1 x 2pdr bowchaser fitted for dealing with MTBs
28/05/1956: Broken up at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Ltd


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