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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