British Ships Involved

Destroyers

I Class

I Class
General Details
Nationality British
Type Destroyer
Builder United Kingdom
Laid down
Launched
Commissioned
Fate
Displacement
Standard 1,370 tons
except Inglefield 1,530 tons
Full Load 1,860 tons
Dimensions
Lenght (Waterline) 312'
except Inglefield 326'
Lenght (Overall) 323'
except Inglefield 337'
Beam 32.25'
except Inglefield 34'
Draft 8.5'
except Inglefield 9'
Armament
Main Battery 4 x 4.7" Mk.CP XVIII (4x1)
except Inglefield 5 x 4.7" (5x1)
AA 6 x 20mm Oerlikon Mk.5 (6x1)
8 x 0.5 MG (2x4)
AS 2 stern racks for Mk.VIII 300 lb. cannister depth charges
4 depth charge throwers
1 forward firing A.T.W. (Hedgehog) 24 round mortar
Torpedoes 10 x 21" (2x5)
reduced to 5 in wartime
Radars
Air/Surface Search Type 291 Air Warning Radar (1944)
R.D.F.
Type 86TBS aerials
Type 271/272 P/Q Radars
Sonars Type 123A Asdic with Electric Gyro Compass
Type 127 'Sword' depth detector
Propulsion
Boilers 3 Admiralty 2-drum type
Turbines 2 Parsons geared
Horsepower 34,000 shp
Shafts 2
Endurance 5,700 NM at 15 knots
Max Speed 35.5 knots
31 knots sea speed
Oil Bunkerage 145 tons
Complement
Usual 145
except Inglefield 175