Burnet 19434 HMS - Corvette

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Burnet 19434 HMS - Corvette

Post by Woody » Wed May 31, 2017 1:57 pm

HMS Burnet
Corvette, Modified Flower Class - K.348
HMIS Gondwana
Laid down 26/2/1943 and launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, on 31/5/1943. Deleted 1984
980-1000t standard; 1350-1370 deep load
208ft 4in oa x 33ft 2in x 14ft 6in deep load
Engines by J G Kincaid & Co Ltd Greenock
1 shaft, VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 2750ihp giving 16.5 knots
1 x 4in/45 BL Mk IX, 1 x 2pdr pompom, 6 x 20mmm (6 x 1) AA guns, 1 hedgehog and 72 DCs
Crew 109

Completed 23/9/1943
15/5/1945 loaned to the Royal Indian Navy and commissioned as HMIS Gondwana. She served as an Anti-submarine Training Ship in Bombay
17/5/1946 returned to the Royal Navy
15/5/1947 sold to the Royal Thai Navy and renamed Bangpakong. P.4
1984 deleted

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C1 11-1943.jpg
Burnet November 1943
C2 Bangpakong OSPG.jpg
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