Allied Warships

Escort destroyers

Hunt (Type IV) class

2 ships

The escort destroyer HMS Brissenden (L 79) of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeEscort destroyer
Displacement1175 BRT 
Length90.2 m 
Complement170 men 

6 4" AA guns (3x2)
4 2pdr AA (1x4)
6 20mm AA (2x2, 2x1)
3 21" torpedo tubes (1x3) 

Max speed27 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power19000 HP 
Notes on class

Thornycroft variant of the Hunt-class design. 

All ships of the Hunt (Type IV) class

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Brecon (L 76)
HMS Brissenden (L 79)

2 Escort destroyers of the Hunt (Type IV) class.

See all Escort destroyer classes.

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