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Armentieres

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Arleux     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   1918 6/1918 sold 1938
Armentieres     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   11/8/1917 6/1918 boom gate vessel 1941
Arras     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   15/9/1917 7/1918 BU 12/1957
Festubert     Polson IW, Toronto   2/8/1917 11/1917 boom gate vessel 9/1939
Givenchy     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   15/9/1917 6/1918 sold 9/1952
Loos     Kingston SB   27/9/1917 8/1918 BU 1949
Messines     Polson IW, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920
St. Eloi     Polson IW, Toronto   2/8/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920
St. Julien     Polson IW, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920
Thiepval     Kingston SB   1918 7/1918 wrecked 27/2/1930
Vimy     Polson I W, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920
Ypres     Polson I W, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 boom gate vessel 9/1939


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Arleux     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   1918 6/1918 sold 1938 Armentieres     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   11/8/1917 6/1918 boom gate vessel 1941 Arras     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   15/9/1917 7/1918 BU 12/1957 Festubert     Polson IW, Toronto   2/8/1917 11/1917 boom gate vessel 9/1939 Givenchy     Canadian Vickers, Montreal   15/9/1917 6/1918 sold 9/1952 Loos     Kingston SB   27/9/1917 8/1918 BU 1949 Messines     Polson IW, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920 St. Eloi     Polson IW, Toronto   2/8/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920 St. Julien     Polson IW, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920 Thiepval     Kingston SB   1918 7/1918 wrecked 27/2/1930 Vimy     Polson I W, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 lightship 1920 Ypres     Polson I W, Toronto   6/6/1917 11/1917 boom gate vessel 9/1939

Technical data


Displacement normal, t

Arleux, Armentieres, Arras, Givenchy, Loos, Thiepval: 357

Festubert, Messines, St. Eloi, St. Julien, Vimy, Ypres: 320

Displacement full, t

440

Length, m

39.6 pp

Breadth, m

7.13

Draught, m

4.08

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

10.5

Fuel, t

coal

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II

Complement 


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Armentieres


Ship project history


Fishery trawlers purchased by Admiralty on the stocks and completed for RCN. Six were ordered in January 1917 for patrol work, others in 1918. Polson`s vessels were built of iron, the others of steel.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Thiepval wrecked 27/2/1930 in Barclay Sound, Vancouver.



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