HMS Ardrossan (J131)

HMS Ardrossan was a Bangor-class minesweepers built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War.

History
United Kingdom
NameHMS Ardrossan
BuilderBlyth Shipbuilding Company, Blyth, Northumberland
Laid down6 September 1940
Launched22 July 1941
Commissioned21 May 1942
Honours and
awards
NORTH SEA 1942, NORMANDY 1944
Fate
  • Sold for scrapping on 1 January 1948
  • Arrived at yards at Thornaby-on-Tees on 19 August 1948
General characteristics
Class and type Bangor-class minesweeper
Displacement
  • 656 long tons (667 t) standard
  • 820 long tons (833 t) full
Length174 ft (53 m) o/a
Beam28 ft 6 in (8.69 m)
Draught10 ft 3 in (3.12 m)
Installed power
Propulsion
Speed16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)
Range2,800 nmi (5,200 km; 3,200 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Complement60
Armament

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