Allied Warships

Sloops

Grimsby class

13 ships


The sloop HMAS Warrego of the Royal Australian Navy.

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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