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Name: VERDUN
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/01/1917
Launched: 21/08/1917
Completed: 03/11/1917
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 493
Dimensions: 1090disp - 1480disp, 300.0 x 29.5 x 8.5(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x Steam turbines, Brown-Curtis type, 27000shp
Engines by: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co, Newcastle
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 34.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.0ins QF, 1 x 12pdr, 2 x 1 x 2pdr QF guns, 2 x 3 x 21ins torpedoes;
(1939: 2 x 2 x 4.0ins AA, 2 x 4 x 0.5ins AA guns)
History:
03/11/1917 British Royal Navy
03/1946 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Admiralty V/W Class
1939: Converted to a long-range escort
03/1946: Sold for breaking up at Granton


Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo, taken post 1939, is copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above photo, taken post 1939, is copyright of the Imperial War Museum