Polish Ship Involved

Destroyer

ORP Piorun

ORP Piorun (British "N" Class)
General Details
Nationality Polish
Type Destroyer
Builder Clydebank
Laid down N/A
Launched 7 May 1940
Commissioned N/A
Fate Originally British destroyer named G.65 Nerissa.
Polish Piorun (1940-46)
Noble (1946)
Scrapped December 1955 at Dunstons
Displacement
Standard 1.690 tons
Maximum 1.760 tons
Dimensions
Lenght (waterline) 103,5 meter (339,5 feet)
Lenght (Overall) 108,6 meter (356,5 feet)
Beam 10,9 meter (35,75 feet)
Draft 2,7 meter (9 feet)
Armament
Main Battery 6 x 11,9 cm (4,7") (3 x 2)
AA 4 x 2 pdr. (1 x 4),
2 x 20 mm (0,78 inch) Oerlikon Mk.5 AA
8 x 0,5 mm (0.02 inch) MG (2 x 4)
Torpedoes 10 x 53,3 cm (21 inches) (2 x 5)
Propulsion
Boilers 2 Admiralty 3 drum type
Turbines 2 Clydebank
Shafts 2
Horsepower 40.000 shp
Endurance N/A
Speed 36 knots
Oil Bunkerage N/A
Complement
Usual 183
Maximum Wartime 220
Roll of Honour
Bismarck Operation "Rheinübung"
Tirpitz In Norway