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Lawrence 1932

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Lawrence L83, U83   Beardmore, Dalmuir, UK   30.7.1919 12.1919 sold 1947


Technical data


Displacement standard, t1210
Displacement full, t1412
Length, m69.6
Breadth, m10.4
Draught, m3.60
No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 Parsons steam turbines, 2 Babcock & Wilcox boilers

Power, h. p.1900
Max speed, kts

15

Fuel, t

oil 153

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

4 x 1 - 76/40 12pdr 12cwt QF Mk I/II

Complement119


Standard scale images


<i>Lawrence</i> 1937
Lawrence 1937


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<i>Lawrence</i> 1932
Lawrence 1932


Project history

Dispatch vessel built for Indian Government, purchased by RIM when the war begun and used as patrol sloop.

Modernizations

mid-1930s: - 4 x 1 - 76/40; + 2 x 1 - 102/40 QF Mk IV, 2 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk II

early 1940s: + 4 DCT, 2 DCR, type 121 or type 124 sonar

1942-1944: - 2 x 1 - 47/40, 2 x 1 - 40/39; + 1 x 1 - 40/56 Bofors Mk III, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 1 x 4 - 12.7/62

Naval service

No significant events.