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Name: ESKIMO
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 05/08/1936
Launched: 03/09/1937
Completed: 30/12/1938
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 8
Dimensions: 1850disp, 364.7 x 36.5 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, SR geared, 44430hp
Engines by: Parsons
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 4.7ins guns, 1 x 4 x 2pdr guns, 4 x 21ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
30/12/1938 British Royal Navy
27/06/1949 Broken up
Comments: A member of the TRIBAL Class
04/1940: Lost her bow in the 2nd Battle of Narvik
07/1943: Extensively damaged by German dive bombers during invasion of Sicily
27/06/1949: Broken up at Troon


ESKIMO glides down the ways and MASHONA awaits her turn. Photo copyright The Journal

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

ESKIMO & JAVELIN at the breakers. Above photo courtesy of Photoship