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Name Official number Flag IMO
FORTH    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  11/08/1936   
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Auxiliary Depot Ship  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  555 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 8900 disp        
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2 - Screw. Brown-Curtis geared turbines 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty     
Other names
DEFIANCE - FORTH 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Depot Ship (Subs). (A.187). 12/May/1939 completed.
1962-66 refit as base ship nuclear-subs.
1972 accommodation ship at Devonport.
1979 on disposal list. 
Remarks
8x4.5 guns. 2xMultiple Pompoms 4x3Pdr. 4xsmaller guns. 
End year Fate / Status
1985  Broken Up 25/07/1985 
Disposal Detail
25/07/1985 arrived at Kingsnorth for breaking up. 
 

 



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