HMS Trincomalee

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Trincomalee

Original Builder: John Brown & Company Limited of Clydebank

Original Yard No: 618

Official Number:

Vessel Type: Destroyer

GRT: 2574

Year Built: 1946

Arrival Date: 26/01/1946

Breakup Started: 05/02/1946

Date First Beached: 26/01/1946

Date Breakup Completed: 28/03/1946

Draught For’d: 04' 06"

Draught Aft: 06' 06"

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

05-02-1945  :  Laid down

08-01-1946  :  Launched

With the end of hostilities, vessel sent for breaking after 337 days on the Slip.