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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, 1948- F21 1355 Denny, Dumbarton 2/1940 16/11/1940 5/1941 survey vessel 1957, stricken 1983
Sutlej (RIM) U95, 1948- F95 1354 Denny, Dumbarton 1/1940 1/10/1940 4/1941 survey vessel 1955, stricken 1983
Godavari (RIM) U52, 1948- F52 1386 Thornycroft, Woolston 10/1941 21/1/1943 6/1943 to Pakistan 10/1948 (سند <Sind>)
Narbada (RIM) U40, 1948- F40 1385 Thornycroft, Woolston 8/1941 21/11/1942 4/1943 to Pakistan 10/1948 (جہلم <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

2 sets 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, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 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, 1 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 4 DCT, 2 DCR (80 - 88)

Sensors

Jumna, Sutlej: type 285, type 286 radars, type 127 sonar

Godavari, Narbada: type 271, type 285, type 291 radars, type 127 sonar

Complement

195

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

Modernizations: 1942-1944, Jumna: - 1 x 4 - 12.7/62; + 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

1942-1944, Sutlej: - 1 x 4 - 12.7/62, type 127 sonar; + 4 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 x 24 - 178 Hedgehog ASWRL, type 144 sonar

1944-1945, Godavari: + 1 x 2 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV

Naval service: No significant events.

Sutlej 1946

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

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10