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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, Parsons type, 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 QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF, 1 x 2 x 40mm, 4 x AA guns
4 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 70 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 photos as MYNGS

Above photo as EL QAHER