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Name: JERVIS
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 26/08/1937
Launched: 09/09/1938
Completed: 12/05/1939
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 614
Dimensions: 1690disp - 2330disp, 339.5 x 35.8 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 2 x 4.7ins, 1 x 4 x 2pdr AA, 2 x 4 x 0.5ins guns; 2 x 5 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
12/05/1939 British Royal Navy
03/01/1949 Broken up
Comments: Flottila leader of the J Class of destroyers
01/1944: Bow damaged by German glider bomb at Anzio
No reported casualties & towed away stern first to safety
1948: Used for explosives trials in Loch Striven
03/01/1949: Sold for breaking up to WH Arnott, Young & Co at Port Bannatyne


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