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Cranstoun (DE-82)
HMS Cranstoun (K-511)

CLASS: BUCKLEY (lend-lease)
TYPE: TE (turbine-electric drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1,400 tons (std) 1,740 tons (full) Dimensions: 306' (oa), 300' (wl) x 36' 9" x 13' 6" (max)
Armament: 3-3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1-1.1"/75 Mk2 quad AA (4x1), 8-20mm Mk 4 AA (varied by ship),
1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 , 4-Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2-Mk9 depth charge tracks
Machinery: 2 "D" Express boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 knots Range: 4,940 nm @ 12 knots Crew: 186

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bethlehem Hingham, Hingham MA on 9 June 1943
Launched 28 August 1943, Commissioned (USN) Never
To Britain as lend lease 13 November 1943
Returned USN 3 December 1945, Stricken 7 February 1946

Fate: Sold for scrapping 20 November 1947

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HMS Cranstoun 61k November 1943: At Bermuda 11/43 (photo #NMM N637328) Nick Tiberio
HMS Cranstoun 66k undated wartime image of Cranstoun (Photo by Wright & Logan] Tim Rizzuto
Executive Director
USS Slater (DE 765) Memorial

History of HMS Cranstoun (K-511), ex-DE 82
(No U.S. Navy service, History Not Available)

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