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Apostolis 1950

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Κριεζής [Kriezis] (ex-Coreopsis)     Inglis, Glasgow, UK 9.1939 23.5.1940 8/1940 // 11.1943 to United Kingdom 9.1951, BU
Αποστόλης [Apostolis] (ex-Hyacinth)     Harland & Wolff, Belfast, UK 4.1940 19.8.1940 10/1940 // 10.1943 to United Kingdom 1959, BU
Σαχτούρης [Sakhtouris] (ex-Peony)     Harland & Wolff, Belfast, UK 2.1940 4.6.1940 8/1940 // 6.1942 to United Kingdom 9.1951, BU
Τομπάζης [Tompazis] (ex-Tamarisk, ex-Ettrick)     Fleming & Ferguson, Paisley, UK 2.1941 28.7.1941 12.1941 // 11.1943 to United Kingdom 1959, BU


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

Kriezis, Apostolis, Sakhtouris: oil 230

Tompazis: oil 337

Endurance, nm(kts)

3500(12)

Armament

Kriezis, Tompazis: 1 x 1 - 102/45 BL Mk IX, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (40)

Apostolis, Sakhtouris: 1 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II/V, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II, 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (40)

Electronic equipment

type 271 or type 286 radar, type 128 sonar

Complement

109



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<i>Apostolis </i>1950
Apostolis 1950


Project history

British Flower class corvettes, transferred to Greece after RN service.

Modernizations

1943-1944, some: - type 286 or type 271 radar; + type 273 or type 291 radar

Naval service

No significant events.