HMS Sundew

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
HMS Sundew
Vessel Type: 
Corvette
GRT: 
940
Draught For'd: 
8' 3"
Draught Aft: 
7' 3"
Year Built: 
1941
Arrival Date: 
03/05/1948
Breakup Started: 
05/05/1948
Date First Beaching: 
12/05/1948
Breakup Completed: 
30/06/1948
Original Builder: 
John Lewis & Sons Limited, Aberdeen, Scotland
Original Yard No.: 
155
Name Changes: 

 
1941  :  Launched and completed as HMS Sundew
1942 - 1947  :  Loaned to the Free French Navy and renamed Roselys
1947  :  Returned to the British Government and name reverted to HMS Sundew

Other Information: 

Flower-Clas Corvette HMS SUNDEW  Pennant No. K 57
 
21-09-1939  :  Ordered
04-11-1940  :  Laid Down
28-05-1941  :  Launched
19-09-1941  :  Completed
 
Dimensions   :  62.6 mts  x  10.1 mts  x  4.04 mts
Tonnages     :   940 tons / 1,180 tons
Complement  :  85
 
Propulsion  :
Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine supplied with steam from 2 x S.E. oil-fired cylindrical Boilers
 
Power, Speed & Range  :    2,750 IHP  :  16 knots  :  5,000 nautical miles at a mean speed of 10 knots
 
Armaments :
1 x 4" AA Gun :  2 x 57mm AA Guns  :  1 x 40mm AA Gun  :  2 x 20mm AA Guns  :  6 x Depth-Charge Throwers
 
Vessel sold on 23-10-1947 to the West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company Limited, Troon,for breaking.
 
Arrived at Troon in March 1948
 
 
 
 

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