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WEDGWOOD frigates (1943-1944/1948)


Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
וג'ווד [Wedgwood] (ex-Colon, ex-Beauharnois) K18   Morton, Quebec City, Canada 11.1943 11.5.1944 9.1944 // 9.6.1948 retired 1954
הַהֲגָנָה [Haganah] (ex-Balboa, ex-Norsyd) K20   Morton, Quebec City, Canada 1.1943 31.7.1943 12.1943 // 18.7.1948 retired 1956


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

1000

Displacement full, t

1370

Length, m

57.9 pp 63.5 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.42 deep load

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

2750

Max speed, kts

16.5

Fuel, t

oil 337

Endurance, nm(kts)

7400(10)

Armament

1 x 1 - 102/40 CP Mk XXIII, 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (72 - 100)

Electronic equipment

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

Complement

109



Standard scale images


<i>Wedgwood </i>1950
Wedgwood 1950


Project history

Ex-RCN corvettes sold into mercantile service and acquired by the Israeli Navy.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.