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Name Official number Flag IMO
DIAMOND    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1952  14/06/1950  21/02/1952 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Torpedo Boat Destroyer  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  632 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
2830 grt /  / 2610 disp 3580 fl 391 ft  43 ft    22 ft 
Engine builder John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
2 Parsons steam turbines supplied by 2 Foster Wheeler boilers, 54000shp driving twin screws, 30 knots. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Navy     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Severely damaged in collision with HMS Swiftsure off Iceland in 1953.
Took part in Suez landings in 1956.
Training ship from 1970. 
Remarks
First all welded ship built by John Brown. 
End year Fate / Status
1981  Broken Up 12/11/1981 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Rainham, Kent.  
 

 



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