HMS Hound

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Hound

Original Builder: Lobnitz & Company of Renfrew, Clydeside

Original Yard No: 1046

Official Number:

Vessel Type: minesweeper

GRT: 1010

Year Built: 1944

Arrival Date: 02/09/1962

Breakup Started: 05/11/1962

Date First Beached: 17/12/1962

Date Breakup Completed: 08/02/1963

Draught For’d: 7' 6"

Draught Aft: 11' 10"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

Twin-Screw Algerine-Class Minesweeper for the Royal Navy                    Pennant No. J 307

 

27-05-1941  :   Ordered

02-12-1941  :   Laid down

29-07-1942  :   Launched

11-12-1942  :   Completed

 

Tonnages  :   1,010 tons  /   1,305 tons

 

Dimensions  :   68.6 metres   x    10.8 metres

 

Propulsion  :   Geared Steam Turbines developing 2,000 IHP

 

Complement  :   85 Officers & Ratings

 

Armaments  :    1  x  4-inch Gun  +   4  x  20mm A.A. Guns