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Name: HAYDON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 01/05/1941
Launched: 02/04/1942
Completed: 24/10/1942
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 34
Dimensions: 1050disp - 1435disp, 279.8 x 33.4 x 11.6(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 19000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
24/10/1942 British Royal Navy
18/05/1958 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type III) of destroyers
Broken up by Clayton & Davie Ltd at Dunston


Above photo courtesy of Kevin Blair