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Name: RUSSELL
Type: Frigate
Keel: 11/11/1953
Launched: 10/12/1954
Completed: 07/02/1957
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1831
Dimensions: 1180disp - 1456disp, 310.0 x 33.0 x 15.0(draft)ft
Engines: 1 x geared steam turbine, 15000shp
Engines by: English Electric Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 28.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 3 x 1 x 40mm guns, 2 x Limbo AS mortars
History:
07/02/1957 British Royal Navy
01/07/1985 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Blackwood Class or Type 14 Class of frigates
01/07/1985: Sold for breaking up by HG Pounds at Portsmouth


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