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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
   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 ,
Engine detail
2 shaft Parsons geared turbines, 3 Yarrow 3 drum boilers, oil, 32,000shp giving 35 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer, A and B Class. - H12
25/07/1941 Struck mine SE of Iceland.Bows blown off. Taken back to Tyne, 8 months under repair. 
Remarks
A class Destroyer (H.12) commissioned 27/03/1930.

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 31/12/1942. 113 lost. 80 survivors.  
 

 



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