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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

ESCORTS

"Modified BITTERN" sloops (1941 - 1943)

Jumna 1945

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Jumna (RIM) U21 1355 Denny, Dumbarton 2/1940 16/11/1940 5/1941 survey vessel 1957, stricken 1983
Sutlej (RIM) U95 1354 Denny, Dumbarton 1/1940 1/10/1940 4/1941 survey vessel 1955, stricken 1983
Godavari (RIM) U52 1386 Thornycroft, Woolston 10/1941 21/1/1943 6/1943 to Pakistan 10/1948 (Sind)
Narbada (RIM) U40 1385 Thornycroft, Woolston 8/1941 21/11/1942 4/1943 to Pakistan 10/1948 (Jhelum)

 

Displacement standard, t

1300 - 1340

Displacement full, t

1735 - 1758

Length, m

84.1 pp 89.2 oa

Breadth, m

11.4

Draught, m

3.33 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

3600

Max speed, kn

19

Fuel, t

oil 370

Armament

Jumna, Sutlej: 3 x 2 - 102/45 QF Mk XVI, 1 x 4 - 12.7/62, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (80 - 88)

Godavari, Narbada: 3 x 2 - 102/45 QF Mk XVI, 2 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (80 - 88)

Sensors type 272, 285, 291 radars, type 123A, 127 sonars

Complement

195

Ship project history: Really Egret design with little changed armament.

Modernizations: 1943, Jumna: - 1 x 4 - 12.7/62; + 2 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

1943, Sutlej: - 1 x 4 - 12.7/62; + 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog DCT

late 1943, Godavari, Narbada: - 2 x 1 - 40/39; + 2 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

Naval service: No significant events.

Sutlej 1946

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10