HMS Alacrity

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Alacrity

Original Builder: William Denny & Brothers, Dumbarton, Scotland

Original Yard No: 1381

Official Number:

Vessel Type: sloop

GRT: 1475

Year Built: 1944

Arrival Date: 03/11/1956

Breakup Started: 19/11/1956

Date First Beached: 03/11/1956

Date Breakup Completed: 21/03/1957

Draught For’d: 2. 0"

Draught Aft: 6' 0"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

 

Modified Black Swan – Class Sloop / Patrol Frigate for the Royal Navy            Pennant Nos. U 60  /  F 60

 

12-08-1942  :  Ordered

05-04-1943  :  Laid Down

01-09-1944  :  Launched

13-04-1945  :  Completed

 

Tonnages  :  1,475 / 1,975 tons                                   Dimensions  :  91.3 mts  x  11.7 mts  x  2.7 mts

 

Geared Steam Turbines driving twin screws and developing 4,300 HP to give a speed of 20 knots

 

Complement  :  192 Officers and Enlisted Men

 

Battle Honours  :  Korea 1950 – 1952

 

15-09-1956  :  Arrived at Dalmuir, Clydeside, for initial breaking by Arnott Young of Dalmuir

 

03-11-1956  :  Arrived at Troon for final breaking by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Company