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Name: EXMOOR
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 08/06/1939
Launched: 25/01/1940
Completed: 01/11/1940
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 15
Dimensions: 1000disp - 1340disp, 278.8 x 28.8 x 10.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 19000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.5knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF guns, depth charges
History:
01/11/1940 British Royal Navy
25/02/1941 Sank
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type I) of destroyers
25/02/1941: Torpedoed & sunk by German E-Boat S30 off Lowestoft
Some reports suggest that she did in fact hit a mine