Allied Warships

Frigates

Loch class

28 ships


The frigate HMCS Loch Morlich of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Technical information

TypeFrigate
Displacement1435 BRT 
Length93.8m 
Complement114 men 
Armament1 x 4inch gun
1 x quad 2pdr
6 x 20m guns (2x2,2x1)
2 Squid
Depth charge throwers  
Max speed20 knots
Engines2 shaft Reciprocating (4 cyl, V.T.E.)

(Loch Arkaig and Loch Tralaig 2 shaft Geared Turbines) 

PowerHP 5.500

(Loch Arkaig and Loch Tralaig HP 6.500) 

Notes on classLoch class frigates were an improved River class using prefabricated modular construction techniques similar to those employed for U-boat construction at about the same time.

Loch Arkaig and Loch Tralaig were turbine engined. 


All ships of the Loch class


Royal Canadian Navy (more on Royal Canadian Navy)

HMCS Loch Achanalt (K 424)
HMCS Loch Alvie (K 428)
HMCS Loch Morlich (K 517)


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Loch Achanalt (K 424)
HMS Loch Achray (K 426)
HMS Loch Affric (K 601)
HMS Loch Alvie (K 428)
HMS Loch Arkaig (K 603)
HMS Loch Assynt (K 438)
HMS Loch Awe
HMS Loch Badcall
HMS Loch Caroy
HMS Loch Clunie (K 607)
HMS Loch Coulside
HMS Loch Craggie (K 609)
HMS Loch Creran
HMS Loch Doine
HMS Loch Dunvegan (K 425)
HMS Loch Earn
HMS Loch Eck (K 422)
HMS Loch Enoch
HMS Loch Ericht (K 612)
HMS Loch Erisort (K 613)
HMS Loch Eye
HMS Loch Eynort
HMS Loch Fada (K 390)
HMS Loch Fyne (K 429)
HMS Loch Garve (K 617)
HMS Loch Glashan (K 618)
HMS Loch Glendhu (K 619)
HMS Loch Goil
HMS Loch Gorm (K 620)
HMS Loch Griam (K 621)
HMS Loch Harport
HMS Loch Harray (K 623)
HMS Loch Hourne
HMS Loch Inchard
HMS Loch Insh (K 433)
HMS Loch Katrine (K 625)
HMS Loch Ken (K 626)
HMS Loch Killin (K 391)
HMS Loch Killisport (K 628)
HMS Loch Kirbister (K 629)
HMS Loch Kirkaig
HMS Loch Kishorn
HMS Loch Knockie
HMS Loch Laro
HMS Loch Linfern (K 631)
HMS Loch Linnhe (K 632)
HMS Loch Lomond (K 437)
HMS Loch Lurgain
HMS Loch Lyon (K 635)
HMS Loch Maberry
HMS Loch Minnick (K 637)
HMS Loch More (K 639)
HMS Loch Morlich (K 517)
HMS Loch Nell (K 641)
HMS Loch Odairn (K 642)
HMS Loch Ossian (K 643)
HMS Loch Quoich (K 434)
HMS Loch Ronald
HMS Loch Ruthven (K 645)
HMS Loch Ryan (K 646)
HMS Loch Scavaig (K 648)
HMS Loch Scridain (K 649)
HMS Loch Seaforth
HMS Loch Sheallag
HMS Loch Shiel
HMS Loch Shin (K 421)
HMS Loch Skaig
HMS Loch Skerrow
HMS Loch Stemster
HMS Loch Stennes
HMS Loch Striven
HMS Loch Sunart
HMS Loch Swin
HMS Loch Tanna (K 652)
HMS Loch Tarbert (K 431)
HMS Loch Tilt (K 653)
HMS Loch Torridon (K 654)
HMS Loch Tralaig (K 655)
HMS Loch Tummell
HMS Loch Urigill (K 656)
HMS Loch Vanavie
HMS Loch Vennacher (K 657)
HMS Loch Veyatie (K 658)
HMS Loch Watten (K 659)


South African Navy (more on South African Navy)

HMSAS Good Hope (K 432)
HMSAS Natal (K 10)
HMSAS Transvaal (K 602)


28 Frigates (31 names) of the Loch class.

Strikeout means that ship was cancelled (not finished) - not counted in class figures.

See all Frigate classes.



Grey Wolves of Eriboll, The

David M. Hird

Books dealing with this subject include:

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll, David M. Hird, 2010



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