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Name Official number Flag IMO
AIREDALE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  12/08/1941  08/01/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Destroyer  Steel Steam Turbine 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  578 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1067 disp 280 ft oa  31 ft 6in    12 ft 3in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2-shaft Parsons geared turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 19,000shp giving 27 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Escort Destroyer, Hunt III Class - L.07

Battle Honours: ARCTIC 1942 - LIBYA 1942 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Scuttled 15/06/1942 
Disposal Detail
15/6/1942 while part of Operation Vigorous, eastern convoy to Malta, she was bombed and heavily damaged by Stuka dive bombers north-east of Derna, Libya. Finally scuttled 
 

 



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