Vessel name on Arrival: HMS Trollope
Original Builder: Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard INC., Hingham, USA
Original Yard No: 3138
Vessel Type: frigate
Year Built: 1943
Arrival Date: 04/07/1951
Breakup Started: 09/08/1951
Date First Beached: 29/08/1951
Date Breakup Completed: 07/12/1951
Draught For’d: 11' 6"
Draught Aft: 11' 6"
Captain-Class Frigate obtained by the Royal Navy from the USA under the Lend-Lease Programme.
(Named after Admiral Sir Henry Trollope GCB)
Dimensions : 93.3 metres x 11.3 metres Pennant No. K 575
29-09-1943 : Keel laid down
20-11-1943 : Launched
10-01-1944 : Completed
Tonnages : 1,400 gross 1,800 displacement
Propulsion : Twin-Screw Turbo-Electric Engines delivering a speed of 24 knots
Off Normandy, Cap d'Antifer, the vessel was torpedoed in an attack by German MTBs with total damage and some loss of lives. The vessel was considered a constructive total loss as a result of this action.
09-01-1947 : The wreck was sold off
05-07-1951 : Arrived at the West of Scpotland Shipbreaking facility at Troon for final demolition