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ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY (NEW ZEALAND)

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

HINAU armed trawlers (1941-1944)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Aroha (RNZN) T24 - T396 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   8/9/1942 5/1943 sold 1946
Awatere (RNZN) T25 - T397 Patent Slip, Wellington, New Zealand   26/9/1942 6/1943 sold 1946
Hautapu (RNZN) T26 - T340 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   18/11/1942 2/1944 sold 1950
Hinau (RNZN) T17 - T399, 1950- P399 Senior Foundry, Auckland, New Zealand   28/8/1941 7/1942 sold 1955
Maimai (RNZN) T27 - T338 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   25/2/1943 1944 sold 1946
Manuka (RNZN) T19 - T401 Mason, Auckland, New Zealand   23/9/1941 3/1942 sold 1946
Pahau (RNZN) T28 - T351 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   3/4/1943 2/1944 sold 1949
Puriri (RNZN)   Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   1941 1941 sunk 14/5/1941
Rimu (RNZN) T18 - T402, 1950- P402 Seager, Auckland, New Zealand   9/9/1941 7/1942 sold 1955
Tawhai (RNZN) T348 Seager, Auckland, New Zealand   20/7/1943 4/1944 sold 1946
Waiau (RNZN)   Mason, Auckland, New Zealand   --- --- cancelled 1946
Waiho (RNZN) T34 - T403 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   19/2/1944 6/1944 sold 1946
Waiiti (RNZN)   Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   --- --- cancelled 10/1943
Waikaka (RNZN)   Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   --- --- cancelled 10/1943
Waikanae (RNZN)   Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   --- --- cancelled 10/1943
Waikato (RNZN) T343 Mason, Auckland, New Zealand   16/10/1943 3/1944 sold 1946
Waima (RNZN) T33 - T349 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   11/12/1943 1944 sold 1946
Waipu (RNZN) T32 - T357 Stevenson & Cook, Port Chalmers, New Zealand   31/7/1943 11/1943 sold 1946

Displacement standard, t

447

Displacement full, t

625

Length, m

38.1 pp

Breadth, m

7.16

Draught, m

4.27 maximal

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 cylindrical boiler

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II/V, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 DCT (4), sweeps

Sensors  

Complement

42

Ship project history: Project is created on a basis of Castle class trawlers from First World War. Part of the ships had composite hulls. Minesweeping trawlers.

Modernizations: Some units had composite hull.

Naval service: Puriri was mined 14/5/1941.

 

 Hautapu 1946

 

Ivan Gogin, 2015