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ROYAL DUTCH NAVY (NETHERLANDS)

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FRISO corvette (1940/1943)

Friso 1943

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Friso (ex-Carnation) K00 430 Grangemouth, UK 10/1939 3/9/1940 10/1940 // 3/1943 to United Kingdom 10/1944 (Carnation)

Displacement standard, t

940

Displacement full, t

1170

Length, m

57.9 pp 62.5 oa

Breadth, m

10.1

Draught, m

4.42 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 - 102/40 QF Mk XIX, 4 x 1 - 40/39 QF Mk VIII, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (40)

Sensors

type 271 radar, type 128 sonar

Complement

95

Ship project history: Former British corvette, transferred to Dutch Navy 26/3/1943 in exchange for minesweeper Jan van Gelder.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Friso

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

Ivan Gogin, 2011-14