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Town Class (1940) DD Specification 

Town Class Destroyers sold to the Royal Navy had four slightly different specifications

Go to: Type A:     Type B:     Type C:     Type D:

Type A

Crew :

? To Town Class (1940) DD Ships :
Displacement : 1,190 tons standard;
1,725 tons deep load.

Dimensions :

314ft x 31ft 6in x 12ft 10in.
Range : ?
Armament : 4 x 4in and 1 x 3in guns;
3 x torpedo tubes.
Power plant : 4 x boilers;
Geared turbines;
2-shafts

Max Speed :

28.5kts.
Type B

Crew :

? To Town Class (1940) DD Ships :
Displacement : 1,090 tons standard;
1,530 tons deep load.

Dimensions :

314ft 4in x 31ft x 11ft 11in.
Range : ?
Armament : 4 x 4in and 1 x 3in guns;
3 x torpedo tubes.
Power plant : 4 x boilers;
Geared turbines;
2-shafts.

Max Speed :

28.75kts.
Type C

Crew :

? To Town Class (1940) DD Ships :
Displacement : 1,060 tons standard;
1,530 tons deep load.

Dimensions :

314ft 4in x 31ft 8in x 11ft 11in.
Range : ?
Armament : 4 x 4in and 1 x 3in guns;
3 x torpedo tubes.
Power plant : 4 x boilers;
Geared Turbines;
2-shaft.

Max Speed :

29.75kts
Type D

Crew :

? To Town Class (1940) DD Ships :
Displacement : 1,020 tons standard;
1,445 tons deep load.

Dimensions :

315ft 6in x 31ft 2in x 11ft.
Range : ?
Armament : 4 x 4in and 1 x 3in guns;
3 x torpedo tubes.
Power plant : 4 x boilers;
Geared turbines;
3-shafts. (Lewes 2-shafts).

Max Speed :

30kts
This page last edited - 22 April, 2013.

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