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Name Official number Flag IMO
KIPLING    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1939  19/01/1939  22/12/1939 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Destroyer  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Yarrow & Co. Ltd., Glasgow   1706 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 2022 disp on trial 356 ft 6 in oa  35 ft 8in  20 ft 5 in  10 ft 4 in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2-shaft Parsons S.R. geared turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum watertube boilers 300 lbs/sq.in., oil, 40,000 shp giving 33.5 knots on trial 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer J, K, and N Class - F91, G.91
26/10/1037 Keel laid.

Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1939 - NORWAY 1940 - CRETE 1941 - MEDITERRANEAN 1941 - MALTA CONVOYS 1941-42 - LIBYA 1941-2 - SIRTE 1942

 
Remarks
Standard Displacement 1690 tons on 9 ft 0 in draught.
Full Load Displacement 2330 tons on 12 ft 6 in draught.
see: http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=17826
 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Air Attack 10/05/1942 
Disposal Detail
Sunk in an air attack 10/5/1942, with the loss of 25 of her crew, Eastern Mediterranean 
 

 



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