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A6 armed trawler (1915/1939)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
A6 (ex-Pilote 6, ex-Bugler, ex-Brigadier)     Smiths Dock, South Bank, UK   1/4/1915 5/1915 // 10/1939 abandoned 6/1940


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

303

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

39.6 pp

Breadth, m

7.32

Draught, m

4.04

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p. 
Max speed, kts 
Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 1 - 7.9/79

Complement

 



Ship project history


Purchased by British Admiralty before completion (Military class). In 1920 trawler was purchased by Belgium for pilot service.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


A6 was abandoned by crew in June, 1940 off Saint-Jean-de-Luise. Later fate is unknown.