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HMS Meteor (G73)
Career (United Kingdom) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Meteor
Ordered: 7 July 1939
Builder: Alexander Stephen and Sons, Linthouse, Scotland
Laid down: 14 September 1940
Launched: 3 November 1941
Completed: 12 August 1942
Fate: Sold to the Turkish Navy on 29 June 1959, renamed Piyale Pasha
Notes: Pennant number G74
Career (Turkey) Flag of Turkey.svg
Name: Piyale Pasha
Acquired: 29 June 1959
Fate: Discarded 1979?
General characteristics as completed
Class & type: M-class destroyer
Displacement: 1,920 long tons (1,950 t) (standard)
2,660 long tons (2,700 t) (deep)
Length: 362 ft 3 in (110.4 m) o/a
Beam: 37 ft (11.3 m)
Draught: 10 ft (3.0 m)
Installed power: 48,000 shp (36,000 kW)
Propulsion: 2 × shafts
2 × Parsons geared steam turbines
2 × Admiralty 3-drum boilers
Speed: 36 knots (67 km/h; 41 mph)
Range: 5,500 nmi (10,200 km; 6,300 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Complement: 190
Sensors and
processing systems:

ASDIC
Type 285 anti-aircraft (AA) radar

Type 286M air warning radar
Armament:

3 × 2 - 4.7 in (120 mm) Mark XI dual purpose guns
1 × 1 - 4-inch Mark V AA gun
1 × 4 - QF 2 pdr (40 mm) Mk VIII AA guns
2 × 1 - 20 mm (0.79 in) Oerlikon AA guns
2 × 4, 2 × 2 - QF .5 in (12.7 mm) Vickers Mark III AA machine guns
1 × 4 - 21 in (533 mm) torpedo tubes

42 × depth charges, 2 rails and 2 throwers

HMS Meteor was a M-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during World War II.

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