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  • K253 HMS Helmsdale

    UK Royal Navy




    1943 to 1957    



    K253 HMS Helmsdale

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    Call Sign: GGMR


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    History of UK K253 HMS Helmsdale

    1942-jan-1Ordered
    1942-aug-13Laid downYard No 1185
    1943-jun-5Launched
    1943-oct-15Commissioned
    1946-sep-4Trialsfirst 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: scrappedarrived Faslane 7 Nov

    Specifications

       

        from River (RN Group II) class
    1370light (tn)
    91.70length (m)
    11.20beam (m)
    3.60draught (m)




    Builder

       

    UK A J Inglis, Pointhouse



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