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Name: HURON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 15/07/1941
Launched: 25/06/1942
Completed: 28/07/1943
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 40
Dimensions: 1960disp - 2520disp, 355.5 x 36.5 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, 44000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 2 x 4.7ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr AA, 2 x 4 x 0.5ins AA guns;
1 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes; 1 x depth charge rack & 2 x throwers
History:
28/07/1943 Royal Canadian Navy
20/08/1965 Broken up
Comments: A member of the TRIBAL Class
20/08/1965: Broken up at La Spezia


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