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Name: SAVAGE
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 22/08/1941
Launched: 24/09/1942
Completed: 08/06/1943
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 651
Dimensions: 1780disp - 2505disp, 339.5 x 35.7 x 14.2(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, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 2 x 1 x 4.7ins QF, 6 x 2 x 20mm guns;
2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 4 x depth charge throwers
History:
08/06/1943 British Royal Navy
11/1962 Broken up
Comments: Member of the S Class of destroyers
Mounted a trial version of the HA twin 4.5ins gun forward
11/1962: Broken up at Newport by J Cashmore


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