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Name: MIDDLETON
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 10/04/1940
Launched: 12/05/1941
Completed: 10/01/1942
Builder: Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 26
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:
10/01/1942 British Royal Navy
04/10/1957 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class (Type II) of destroyers
04/10/1957: Broken up at Blyth by Hughes Bolckow Ltd