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HMS Quorn - M41

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HMS Quorn - M41

HMS Quorn - M41 seen here arriving in the Port of Tyne (North East England) on a courtesy visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne. Photographed from North Shields Fishquay on 12th January 2008.

This is a Hunt class of mine counter measures vessel. Built by Vosper Thorneycroft Shipbuilders Ltd. at Woolston, Southampton and launched on 23 January 1988.

Displacement: 750 tonnes
Length: 60 metres
Beam: 10.5 metres
Draught: 2.2 metres
Speed: 15 knots
Complement: 45
Armament: 1 x 30mm gun 2x BMarc 20mm guns 2 x General Purpose Machine Guns

See the Royal Navy site for more information @ http://www.royal-nav...r/show/nav.2044