|Armament||As designed; 4 4.7" guns (4x1) 4 2pdr AA (1x4) 6 20mm AA (2x2, 2x1) 8 21" torpedo tubes|
|Max speed||37 knots|
|Engines||Geared turbines, 2 shafts|
|Notes on class||Duo to shortages in the supply of 4.7" guns these ships were fitted with 4" guns instead.|
Royal Navy ships of the P class
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|HMS Paladin (G 69)|
|HMS Panther (G 41)||Lost on 9 Oct 1943|
|HMS Partridge (G 30)||Lost on 18 Dec 1942|
|HMS Pathfinder (G 10)|
|HMS Penn (G 77)|
|HMS Petard (G 56)|
|HMS Porcupine (G 93)|
|HMS Pakenham (G 06)||Lost on 16 Apr 1943|
See all Royal Navy Destroyer classes.
P class ships hit by U-boats (2)
|18 Dec 1942||HMS Partridge||Sunk||U-565|
|9 Dec 1942||HMS Porcupine||Total loss||U-602|
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Hornfischer, James D.
Books dealing with this subject include:
200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotten, Robinson, C. Snelling, 1999