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Name: MARTIN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 23/10/1939
Launched: 12/12/1940
Completed: 04/04/1942
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 19
Dimensions: 1920disp - 2660disp, 362.5 x 37.0 x 10.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 48000shp
Engines by: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 2 x 4.0ins, 4 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
04/04/1942 British Royal Navy
10/11/1942 Sank
Comments: Member of the M Class of destroyers
1941: Completion delayed by late delivery of the three twin gun mountings
10/11/1942: Torpedoed and sunk by U-Boat U431 off Oran