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DR301 trawlers (1940 - 1943 / 1946)


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  HMS Lundy after war in an auxiliary role    

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Modification
DR307 (ex-Minuet) M5307   Ferguson, Glasgow, UK   1.3.1941 6.1941 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Dance
DR308 (ex-Two Step, ex-Tarantella) M5308   Smiths Dock, South Bank, UK   27.1.1941 5.1941 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Dance
DR312 (ex-Gavotte) M5312   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK   7.5.1940 8.1940 // 3.1946 discarded 1965 Dance
DR316 (ex-Hornpipe) M5316   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK   21.5.1940 9.1940 // 3.1946 discarded 1965 Dance
DR310 (ex-Othello) M5310   Hall Russell, Aberdeen, UK   7.10.1941 12.1941 // 3.1946 discarded 1965 Shakespearian
DR301 (ex-Burra) M5301   Goole SB, UK 10.1940 29.3.1941 7.1941 // 1.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR302 (ex-Cumbrae) M5302   Cochrane, Selby, UK 9.1940 20.12.1940 5.1941 // 1.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR303 (ex-Unst) M5303   Ferguson, Glasgow, UK 10.1941 28.5.1942 8.1942 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR304 (ex-Staffa) M5304   Robb, Leith, UK 8.1941 15.6.1942 8.1942 // 1.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR305 (ex-Filla) M5305   Crown, Sunderland, UK 9.1941 2.4.1942 8.1942 // 1.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR306 (ex-Egilsay) M5306   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK 10.1941 7.2.1942 7.1942 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR309 (ex-Grain) M5309   Cochrane, Selby, UK 4.1943 17.8.1943 12.1943 // 3.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR311 (ex-Mousa) M5311   Goole SB, UK 2.1942 1.6.1942 8.1942 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR313 (ex-Foula) M5313   Cochrane, Selby, UK 4.1941 28.7.1941 2.1942 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR314 (ex-Ensay) M5314   Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull, UK 10.1941 5.3.1942 8.1942 // 2.1946 discarded 1965 Isles
DR315 (ex-Stroma) M5315   Hall Russell, Aberdeen, UK 4.1941 19.11.1941 1.1942 // 3.1946 discarded 1965 Isles


Technical data


Displacement standard, t

545

Displacement full, t770
Length, m50.0
Breadth, m8.43
Draught, m3.38 deep load
No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

850

Max speed, kts

12.25

Fuel, t

coal 183

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

DR301 - 306, 309 - 311, 313 - 315: 1 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II/III/IV, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (30), mechanical minesweeping gear

DR307, 308, 312, 316: 1 x 1 - 102/45 BL Mk IX, 3 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (30), mechanical minesweeping gear

Electronic equipmenttype 271 (some), type 290 (some) radars, type 122 sonar
Complement

35 - 40



Standard scale images


<i>DR301 </i>1946
DR301 1946 "DANCE"
<i>DR301 </i>1960
DR301 1960


Graphics


  HMS <i>Lundy</i> after war in an auxiliary role    
  HMS Lundy after war in an auxiliary role    


Project history

Ex-British trawlers. Development of Basset class. "Shakespearian" and "Isles" classes were intended for minesweeping, "Dance" class was used in ASW role.

Modernizations

1956, all: - 1 x 1 - 76/40 or 1 x 1 - 102/45

Naval service

No significant events.