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Name: BOREAS
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 22/07/1929
Launched: 18/07/1930
Completed: 20/02/1931
Builder: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Jarrow
Yard Number: 996
Dimensions: 1360disp - 1735disp, 312.0 x 32.25 x 8.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Parsons type, SR geared, 34000shp
Engines by: Palmers' Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 2 x Screw, 35.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.7ins, 2 x 1 x 2pdr AA guns, 2 x 4 x 21inch torpedoes
History:
08/04/1931 British Royal Navy
11/02/1944 Royal Hellenic Navy; renamed SALAMIS
04/1952 Broken up
Comments: Member of the B Class; cost 221,156
11/02/1944: Transferred on loan to the Royal Hellenic Navy
10/06/1951: Returned to the British Royal Navy
23/11/1951: Sold for breaking up
04/1952: Broken up at Troon by the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co


Above photo as BOREAS is courtesy of Photoship