Allied Warships

Sloops

Folkestone class

5 ships


The sloop HMS Folkestone of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeSloop
Displacement1045 BRT 
Length250 feet 
Complement100 men 
Armament

2 4" guns (2x1).
4.5" AA guns (1x4). 

Max speed16 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shaft 
Power2000 SHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Folkestone class


Royal Indian Navy (more on Royal Indian Navy)

HMIS Hindustan (L 80 / U 80)


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Folkestone (L 22 / U 22)
HMS Hastings (L 27 / U 27)
HMS Penzance (L 28) Lost on 24 Aug 1940
HMS Scarborough (L 25 / U 25)


5 Sloops of the Folkestone class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Sloop classes.


Folkestone class ships hit by U-boats (1)

24 Aug 1940HMS PenzanceSunkU-37

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