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Name: MYNGS
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 27/05/1942
Launched: 31/05/1943
Completed: 23/06/1944
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 53
Dimensions: 1830disp - 2530disp, 339.5 x 35.8 x 10.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR Geared, 40000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.5ins DP, 1 x 2 x 40mm AA, 3 x 2 x 20mm AA guns;
2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 70 x depth charges
History:
23/06/1944 British Royal Navy
05/1955 Government of Egypt
08/1956 Renamed EL QAHER
17/05/1970 Sank
Comments: Member of the Z Class of destroyers. Fitted as a flotilla leader
17/05/1970: Sunk by Israel aircraft off Ras Banas, Red Sea


Above photo as MYNGS is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo as MYNGS is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MYNGS is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as MYNGS is courtesy of Photoship

Above photo as EL QAHER is courtesy of Photoship