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Name Official number Flag IMO
TROUBRIDGE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1943  23/09/1942  08/03/1943 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Destroyer  Steel Steam Turbine  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  591 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
1730 grt /  / 2545 disp 339 ft 6 in  35 ft 8 in    14 ft 
Engine builder Parsons Marine Turbine Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Engine detail
Parsons geared turbines driving twin screws, 40,000 shp giving speed of 36.75 knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Navy     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Originally a T class destroyer Pennant No. D40.
Served in Mediterranean 1943-44
Served in Far East 1944.
Converted to a Type 15 Anti Submarine Frigate in 1955 Pennant No. F09 then served in West Indies. Decommissioned on 27th March 1969. 
Remarks
Forever associated with the radio comedy series The Navy Lark whose accident-prone HMS TROUTBRIDGE was a play on TROUBRIDGE's name. 
End year Fate / Status
1970  Broken Up 05/05/1970 
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Newport,Monmouthshire,5 May 1970 for demolition by John Cashmore Ltd. 
 

 



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