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Name Official number Flag IMO
DUKE OF YORK    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  28/02/1940  04/11/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  554 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 36727 disp 42751 fl 745 ft 1 in  103 ft 2 in    34 ft 4 in 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
Parsons turbines and Admiralty boilers supplying steam driving quadruple screws. 110000shp giving 28 knot speed. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Navy     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Adopted by City of Glasgow.
Home Fleet after commissioning. Conveyed Winston Churchill to US for meeting with President Roosevelt.
Force H then Home Fleet and involved in Scharnhorst pursuit in 1943.
British Pacific Fleet 1944 and was present at the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay.
Decommissioned 1951.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1958  Broken Up 18/02/1958 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Faslane. 
 

 



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