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Name: GABBARD
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 02/02/1944
Launched: 16/03/1945
Completed: 10/12/1946
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1705
Dimensions: 2315disp - 3290disp, 379.0 x 40.3 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x geared steam turbines, Parsons type, 50000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 1 x 4.0ins QF guns, 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
10/12/1946 British Royal Navy
1956 Government of Pakistan; renamed BADR
1986 Government of Pakistan - Maritime Security Agency; renamed INDUS
1989 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class (Group 1)


Above photos as GABBARD courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as BADR courtesy of Photoship