Allied Warships

Sloops

Grimsby class

13 ships


The sloop HMAS Parramatta of the Royal Australian Navy. She was lost on 27 Nov 1941.

Technical information

TypeSloop
Displacement990 BRT 
Length250 feet 
Complement100 men 
Armament

2 4.7"/45 guns (2x1).
1 3" AA gun.
4 .5" AA (1x4).

Aberdeen;
4 4"/45 guns (4x1).
4 .5" AA (1x4).

Fleetwood;
4 4"/45 guns (2x2).
4 .5" AA (1x4). 

Max speed16.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power2000 SHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Grimsby class


Royal Australian Navy (more on Royal Australian Navy)

HMAS Parramatta (L 44 / U 44) Lost on 27 Nov 1941
HMAS Swan (L 74 / U 74)
HMAS Warrego (L 73 / U 73)
HMAS Yarra (L 77 / U 77) Lost on 4 Mar 1942


Royal Indian Navy (more on Royal Indian Navy)

HMIS Indus (L 67 / U 67) Lost on 6 Apr 1942


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Aberdeen (L 97 / U 97)
HMS Deptford (L 53 / U 53)
HMS Fleetwood (L 47 / U 47)
HMS Grimsby (L 16 / U 16) Lost on 25 May 1941
HMS Leith (L 36 / U 36)
HMS Londonderry (L 76 / U 76)
HMS Lowestoft (L 59 / U 59)
HMS Wellington (L 65 / U 65)


13 Sloops of the Grimsby class. 4 of them were lost.

See all Sloop classes.


Grimsby class ships hit by U-boats (1)

27 Nov 1941HMAS ParramattaSunkU-559

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