HMS Codrington (D65)

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Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class: 'A' Class
Pennant: D 65 
Mod: Flotilla Leader 
Built by: Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.):
Ordered: 6 Mar, 1928 
Laid down: 20 Jun, 1928 
Launched: 8 Aug, 1929 
Commissioned: 4 Jun, 1930 
Complement: 185
Lost: 27 Jul, 1940  sunk at Dover by German aircraft.
History: HMS Codrington proved to be a fast ship, reaching 37.7 knots on a displacement of 1.674 tons with 39.257shp during 6-hour full-power trials, but her gearing was noisy and had to be re-cut before final acceptance.

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