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HMS Constance (R71)
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Constance
Ordered: 12 September 1942
Builder: Vickers Armstrong
Laid down: 11 March 1943
Launched: 22 June 1944
Commissioned: 6 June 1945
Identification: Pennant number: R71, later changed to D71
Motto: Desirmais : “Thereafter”
Fate: Arrived for scrapping at Inverkeithing on 8 March 1956
Badge: On a field Blue, a Dragon Red on three wavelets Gold
General characteristics
Class & type: C-class destroyer
Displacement: 1,885 tons (1,915 tonnes)
2,545 tons full (2,585 tonnes)
Length: 362.75 ft (110.57 m) o/a
Beam: 35.75 ft (10.90 m)
Draught: 11.75 ft (3.58 m)
Propulsion: 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers,
Parsons single-reduction geared steam turbines,
40,000 shp (29.8 MW), 2 shafts
Speed: 36 knots (67 km/h) / 32 knots (59 km/h) full
Range: 4,675 nmi (8,658 km) at 20 knots (37 km/h)
1,400 nmi (2,600 km) at 32 knots (59 km/h)
Complement: 186
Sensors and
processing systems:
Radar Type 275 fire control on director Mk.VI
Armament:

HMS Constance was a C-class destroyer of the Royal Navy launched on 22 June 1944.[1]

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