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Name Official number Flag IMO
SKATE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  11/01/1917  12/02/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Destroyer  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  461 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 900 disp 84.1m  8.1m    2.7m 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2 shaft Brown-Curtis turbines, 3 Yarrow boilers, oil, 27,000shp giving 36 knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer, R Class, 7th order – F.62, G.05, F.46, D.16, H.39

January 1940 modified for Convoy Defence
The last of the Rs and the oldest destroyer to see service with the Royal Navy during WWII

Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1940-44 - ARCTIC 1943 - ENGLISH CHANNEL 1944

 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1947   20/07/1947 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Newport for breaking up, 20/7/1947. 
 

 



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