HMS Tintagel Castle

Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Tintagel Castle

Original Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company Limited, Troon

Original Yard No: 450

Official Number:

Vessel Type: corvette

GRT: 1010

Year Built: 1943

Arrival Date: 30/05/1958

Breakup Started: 19/06/1958

Date First Beached: 13/03/1959

Date Breakup Completed: 03/06/1959

Draught For’d: 10' 0"

Draught Aft: 13' 0"

Name Changes:

Other Information:

 

Castle-Class Corvette HMS TINTAGEL CASTLE for the Royal Navy           Pennant No. K-399

 

23-01-1943  :   Ordered

29-04-1943  :   Laid Down

13-12-1943  :   Launched

07-04-1944  :   Completed

 

Tonnages  :   1,010 tons  /  1,510 tons   (Displacement – 1,060 tons)

 

Dimensions  :   252 feet   x   37 feet   x   10 feet

 

Propulsion  :   Single-Screw, 4-Cylinder, Triple-Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine

 

Engine Rating  :   2,750 HP

 

Vessel Speed  :   16.5 knots

 

Range   :   9,500 nautical miles at a mean speed of 10 knots

 

Armaments

1 x 4 inch Quick-Firing Mk. XIX combined Air/Surface Gun

1 x SQUID Anti-Submarine Mortar

1 x Depth Charge Rail  +  15 Nos. Depth-Charges

2 x 20mm Twin A.A. Cannon

1 x 20mm Single A.A. Cannon

 

Fitted out with Type 272 Radar, Type 144Q Sonar and Type 147B Sonar