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  • UK Later Battle class

    Destroyer
    ships



    1948    


    Specifications

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    250crew
    115.50length (m)
    12.20beam (m)
    3.90draught (m)
    4400range (nm)
    50000power (shp)


    Shipyards

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    UK John Brown - Clydebank1


    List of Ships

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    UKRoyal NavyD43HMS MatapanMVFW - MP19731978





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    Events

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    1943OrderedUK D43 HMS Matapan
    1943-mar-11Laid downUK D43 HMS Matapan
    1945-apr-30LaunchedUK D43 HMS Matapan
    1947-sep-5CommissionedUK D43 HMS Matapan as I43 and laid up at Devonport, after 150 hours of sea trials
    1971RefitUK D43 HMS Matapan towed array sonar Type 2031 towed to Portsmouth and converted by 1973 into a sonar trials ship and fitted with a flight deck
    1978DecommissionedUK D43 HMS Matapan
    1979-may-18Fate: transferedUK D43 HMS Matapan Sold as scrap to H K Vickers Ltd
    1979-augFate: scrappedUK D43 HMS Matapan at Blyth in Northumbria






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