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ROYAL NAVY SOUTH ATLANTIC COMMAND - ROYAL NAVY C D SHIPS *

16)COWSLIP (CORVETTE)



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Completed: 1940


Displacement: 940 tons full 1,180 tons


Length: 62,48 meters


Beam: 10,06 meters


Draught: 4,04 meters


Armament: 1 × 102mm, 1 × 40mm , 4-6 × 20mm / 12.7mm,  ASW (0-1×hedgehog, 1-2×DCL, 1-2×DCR)


Propulsion: 2 × S.E cylindrical boilers, 1 × vertical triple expansion reciprocating engines @ 2750 hp, 1 (shaft)


Speed: 16 kts


Complement: 85


While based Freetown, HMS Cowslip K 196 rescued 47 crew members and seven gunners from British Transport Empire Avocet sunk 30/Sep/42 by U-125 on pos. 04º05’ N 13º23’W. Survivors landed at Freetown. 


 

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