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Name: OUDENARDE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 12/10/1944
Launched: 11/09/1945
Completed: n/a
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1715
Dimensions: 2315disp - 3290disp, 379.0 x 40.5 x 12.8(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Geared steam turbines, Parsons type, 50000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 2 x 1 x 4.0ins QF guns, 2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
1945 British Royal Navy
1957 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class (Group II)
23/10/1945: Contract cancelled
08/03/1946: Allocated to Naval Construction Research Establishment, Rosyth
1947: The incomplete hull was used for various structural shock trials
09/12/1957: Arrived at Rosyth for breaking up by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd
10/12/1957: Breaking up commenced