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Name: TRAFALGAR
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 05/02/1943
Launched: 12/01/1944
Completed: 06/06/1945
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 1693
Dimensions: 2325disp - 3430disp, 355.0 x 40.3 x 13.4(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, SR geared, Parsons type, 50000shp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 35.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 2 x 4.5ins QF, 1 x 4.0ins QF, 4 x 2 x 40mm, 4 x 1 x 40mm guns;
2 x 4 x 21.0ins torpedoes, depth charges
History:
23/07/1945 British Royal Navy
07/1970 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Battle Class (Group 1)
07/1970: Broken up at Dalmuir by WH Arnott, Young & Co Ltd


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