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Name: DARING
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 29/09/1945
Launched: 10/08/1949
Completed: 08/03/1952
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1739
Dimensions: 2830disp - 3820disp, 366.0 x 43.0 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Geared steam turbines, Parsons type, 54000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 30.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 3 x 2 x 40mm guns, 2 x 5 x 21.0ins torpedoes, Squid mortar
History:
08/03/1952 British Royal Navy
15/06/1971 Broken up
Comments: Name ship of the Daring Class of destroyers
Allocated pennant number I15, later changed to D05
15/06/1971: Broken up by Hughes Bolckow Ltd at Blyth


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