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J Class (1939) DD Specification 

Crew :

183 (Leaders 218). To J Class (1939) DD Ships :
Displacement : 1,690 tons (1,717 tonnes) standard;
2,330 tons (2,367 tonnes) full load.
 

Dimensions :

356ft 6in x 35ft 8in x 9ft;
(108.6m x 10.8m x 2.7m).
 
Range : 5,500nm @ 15kts.
Armament : 6 x 4.7in (3 x 2) and 4 x 2pdr (1 x 4) guns;
8 x 0.5in machine guns;
10 x torpedo tubes (2 x 5).
Power plant : 2 x Admiralty 3-drum boilers;
2-shaft geared turbines;
40,000shp;
484 tons (492 tonnes) fuel.

Max Speed :

36kts.
These were the specs as built, usual changes were made to the survivors as WW2 continued.

Note: J and K Classes (1939) and N Class (1940) were built to the same specifications.

This page last edited - 18 May, 2013.

Copyright Ian M King, except where otherwise indicated.