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ROYAL NAVY SOUTH ATLANTIC COMMAND - ROYAL NAVY J K L M SHIPS

1)JASMINE (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


Based Freetown from Dec 1941 throughout 1942 including a brief passage to Durban.  In December 1941 she sailed for Ponta Delgada in the Azores and then Freetown, S. Africa along with HMS Rockrose. She was part of the Freetown Escort Group between Jan-Mar 1942 and supported a number of convoys from Freetown into Spring 1942. 


Jasmine was sold to be broken up for scrap on 11 September 1948. 


 

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