Allied Warships

Sloops

Bittern class

3 ships


The sloop HMS Stork of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeSloop
Displacement1190 BRT 
Length266 feet 
Complement125 men 
Armament6 4" AA guns (3x2).
4 .5" AA (1x4).

Enchantress (as designed);
4 4.7" guns. (4x1).
4 .5" AA (1x4). 

Max speed18.75 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power3300 SHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Bittern class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Bittern (L 07) Lost on 30 Apr 1940
HMS Enchantress (L 56 / U 56)
HMS Stork (L 81 / U 81)


3 Sloops of the Bittern class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Sloop classes.


Bittern class ships hit by U-boats (1)

12 Nov 1942HMS StorkDamagedU-77

Return to the Allied Warships section