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THETIS corvette (1940/1945)


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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Thetis (ex-Geranium) F340 728 Simons, Renfrew, UK 9.1939 23.4.1940 6/1940 // 1.10.1945 stricken 5.1963


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

925

Displacement full, t

1170

Length, m

57.9 pp 62.5 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.14 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

2750

Max speed, kts

16.5

Fuel, t

oil 230

Endurance, nm(kts)

3500(12)

Armament

1 x 1 - 102/45 CP Mk I, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (72)

Electronic equipment

type 271 or type 273 or type 291 radar, type 144 sonar

Complement

109



Standard scale images


<i>Thetis </i>1960
Thetis 1960


Project history

Former British 'Flower' class corvette.

Modernizations

1947: - 2 x 1 - 20/70; + 2 x 1 - 57/40 Mk VI (saluting)

1948: - 1 x 1 - 102/45; + 1 x 1 - 75/55 M/34-38

1952: - 1 x 1 - 75/55, 2 x 1 - 20/70; + 1 x 1 CP Mk 23, 1 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 7

1958: - 2 x 1 - 57/40; + 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk 7

Naval service

No significant events.

Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.