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Name: IMOGEN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 18/01/1936
Launched: 30/10/1936
Completed: 02/06/1937
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 604
Dimensions: 1420disp - 1892disp, 312.0 x 33.0 x 8.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 34000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 2 x 4 x 0.5ins guns; 2 x 5 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
02/06/1937 British Royal Navy
16/07/1940 Sank
Comments: Member of the I Class of destroyers; Cost 256,917
16/07/1940: Collided with HMS GLASGOW in thick fog off Duncansby Head.
She caught fire & sank. 19 crew killed.


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Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship

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