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  • UK River (RN Group II) class

    Frigate
    ships



    1942    


    Specifications

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    1370light (tn)
    91.70length (m)
    11.20beam (m)
    3.60draught (m)



    Shipyards

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    UK A J Inglis - Pointhouse1


    List of Ships

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    UKRoyal NavyK253HMS HelmsdaleGGMR19431957





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    Events

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    1942-jan-1OrderedUK K253 HMS Helmsdale
    1942-aug-13Laid downUK K253 HMS Helmsdale Yard No 1185
    1943-jun-5LaunchedUK K253 HMS Helmsdale
    1943-oct-15CommissionedUK K253 HMS Helmsdale
    1946-sep-4TrialsUK K253 HMS Helmsdale first landing of Sikorsky R-4 on main deck of an RN frigate, near Portland, by Lt Alan Bristow in KK969 of 771 NAS
    1957-nov-14Fate: scrappedUK K253 HMS Helmsdale arrived Faslane 7 Nov






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