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Name Official number Flag IMO
BATTLEAXE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1947  12/06/1945  23/10/1947 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Destroyer  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1832 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1980, 2440 disp 365ft  38ft    14ft 6in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
Parsons double reduction geared steam turbines driving twin screws 40000shp 34knots
 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer, Weapon Class – G.18, D.118
Home Fleet 1945
Mediterranean Fleet 1955
1958-59 converted into a Radar Picket and Aircraft Direction ship at Rosyth.
Mediterranean Fleet 1957
Decommissioned 1962 following a serious collision with HMS URSA on the Clyde.  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1964  Broken Up 20/10/1964 
Disposal Detail
Broken up at Blyth arriving 20/10/1964 
 

 



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