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Name Official number Flag IMO
ACHATES    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1930  04/10/1929  26/03/1930 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval   Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  526 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1350 disp 323 ft oa  32 ft 3 in    12 ft 3 in 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 shaft Brown-Curtis geared turbines. Parsons boilers. Oil. 32,000shp. 35 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer, "A" Class - H12.
27/03/1930 Commissioned.
25/07/1941 Struck mine SE of Iceland. Bows blown off. Taken back to Tyne, 8 months under repair. 
Remarks
Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1940-42 - BISMARCK 1941 - NORTH AFRICA 1942 - ARCTIC 1942 - BARENTS SEA 1942 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Gunfire 31/12/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk in the Battle of the Barents Sea. 113 lost. 80 survivors.  
 

 



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