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Name: PATHFINDER launched as ONSLAUGHT
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 05/03/1940
Launched: 10/04/1941
Completed: 13/04/1942
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 626
Dimensions: 1690disp - 2250disp, 328.8 x 35.0 x 9.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.8knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 5 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr guns; 1 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes
History:
04/02/1942 British Royal Navy
11/1948 Broken up
Comments: A member of the P Class of War Emergency Destroyers
11/02/1945: Damaged by Japanese air attack off Ramree Island, Burma
1945: Declared a total loss
1947: Used for target trials
11/1948: Arrived at Milford Haven for breaking up by Howells


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Above photo courtesy of Photoship

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