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Name: HURWORTH
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 10/04/1940
Launched: 10/04/1941
Completed: 05/10/1941
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 25
Dimensions: 1050disp - 1430disp, 279.8 x 31.5 x 8.3(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 19000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 27.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF guns, depth charges
History:
05/10/1941 British Royal Navy
22/10/1943 Sank
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type II) of destroyers
22/10/1943: Mined & sunk off Kalymnos in the Dodecanese 36.59N - 27.06E