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Name: MARNE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 23/10/1939
Launched: 30/10/1940
Completed: 02/12/1941
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 18
Dimensions: 1920disp - 2725disp, 345.5 x 37.0 x 10.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, 48000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 2 x 4.7ins, 1 x 4.0ins AA, 1 x 4 x 2pdr AA, 2 x 1 x 20mm AA guns;
1 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes; 2 x 1 x A/S mortars; depth charges
History:
02/12/1941 British Royal Navy
1959 Government of Turkey; renamed MARESAL FEVZI CAKMAK
1972 Broken up
Comments: Member of the M Class of destroyers
1941: Completion delayed by late delivery of the three twin gun mountings
12/11/1942: Torpedoed & damaged by U-Boat U515 west of Gibraltar
Stern was blown off, but she was towed back to Gibraltar for repairs


Above photo as MARNE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MARNE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MARNE is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MARESAL FEVZI CAKMAK is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MARESAL FEVZI CAKMAK is courtesy of Photoship