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Name: AGINCOURT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 12/12/1943
Launched: 29/01/1945
Completed: 25/06/1947
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 664
Dimensions: 2400disp - 3420disp, 355.0 x 40.5 x 10.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, SR Geared, 50000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 35.75knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins DP, 1 x 1 x 4.5ins DP, 3 x 2 x 40mm AA, 2 x 1 x 40mm AA guns;
2 x 5 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 1 x 3 x 12ins anti-submarine mortars, depth charges
History:
25/06/1947 British Royal Navy
27/10/1974 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class - second group
1959: Converted to radar picket with Sea Cat missiles
08/08/1974: Sold to Kitson Vickers for breaking up
27/10/1974: Arrived at Sunderland to be broken up


Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo, dated 05/1966, is copyright of Dennis Maccoy

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Profile & Deck plans courtesy of Dr Dan Saranga. Click HERE to enlarge