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Name: ZEPHYR
Type: Destroyer
Keel: 13/07/1942
Launched: 15/07/1943
Completed: 06/09/1944
Builder: Vickers-Armstrong Ltd
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 54
Dimensions: 1830disp - 2530disp, 339.5 x 35.8 x 10.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x steam turbines, Parsons type, 40000shp
Engines by: Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 36.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 4 x 1 x 4.5ins QF, 1 x 4 x 2pdr QF, 1 x 2 x 40mm, 4 x AA guns
4 x 2 x 21.0ins torpedoes, 70 depth charges
History:
06/09/1944 British Royal Navy
02/07/1958 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Z Class of destroyers.
02/07/1958: Arrived at Dunston for breaking up by Clayton & Davie