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Name: WOODBRIDGE HAVEN
Type: Depot Ship
Keel: 02/05/1944
Launched: 13/01/1945
Completed: 19/10/1945
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1792
Dimensions: 1652disp, 307.75 x 38.75 x 8.75(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x T4cyl, 5500hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 20.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 2 x 4.0ins QF, 6 x 1 x 20mm guns
History:
19/10/1945 British Royal Navy
12/08/1965 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Loch Class of Frigates
02/05/1944: Laid down as LOCH TORRIDON
Modified whilst under construction into a depot ship for coastal forces
12/08/1965: Arrived at Blyth for breaking up by Hughes Bolckow Ltd


Above photo copyright of the Imperial War Museum

Above 2 photos courtesy of Mark Teadham

Above photo copyright of Norrie Stewart