HMS Iris

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
HMS Coriander
Vessel Type: 
Frigate
GRT: 
940
Draught For'd: 
6' 0"
Draught Aft: 
3' 0"
Year Built: 
1941
Arrival Date: 
16/02/1948
Breakup Started: 
27/02/1948
Date First Beaching: 
17/02/1948
Breakup Completed: 
27/04/1948
Original Builder: 
Hall, Russell & Company Limited of Aberdeen, Scotland
Original Yard No.: 
760
Name Changes: 

 
Flower-Class Patrol Frigate /Corvette
 
Launched as HMS Iris
Loaned to Free French Navy as Commandant Detroyant
Returned to R.N. as HMS Coriander

Other Information: 

 
25-07-1939  :  Ordered
19-09-1940  :  Laid Down
09-06-1941  :  Launched
16-09-1941  :  Completed
 
Tonnages  :  940 tons / 1,180 tons
 
Dimensions  :  62.6  x  10.1 metres
 
Transferred to Free French Navy on completion and renamed COMMANDANT DETROYANT
 
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1947 and sent for breaking to WSSCL / Troon in February 1948
 
 

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