HMS Talavera

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Talavera

Original Builder: John Brown & Company Limited of Clydebank

Original Yard No: 617

Official Number:

Vessel Type: Destroyer

GRT: 2574

Year Built: 1944

Arrival Date: 26/01/1946

Breakup Started: 05/02/1946

Date First Beached: 26/01/1946

Date Breakup Completed: 27/03/1946

Draught For’d: 04' 06"

Draught Aft: 11' 00"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

Battle-Class Destroyer for the R.N.            Officers & Crew Complement  –  247

Geared Steam Turbines delivering 50,000 SHP for a top speed of 35.75 knots

29-08-1944  :  Laid down

27-08-1945  :  Launched

With the end of hostilities, vessel sent for breaking after 363 days on the Slip.