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Reynolds (DE-91)
HMS Halsted (K-556)

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 28 July 1943
Launched 14 October 1943, Commissioned (USN) Never
To Britain as lend lease 3 November 1943, Stricken 13 November 1944

Fate: Torpedoed by German torpedo boats, Jaguar and Mowe, Off Cherbourg, France, 11 June 1944
Written off as total loss, Sold 28 March 1947 to a Dutch shipbreaker

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Reynolds 161k at St. Georges, Bermuda
(photo credit P.W. Hayward)
Nick Tiberio

History of HMS Halsted (K-556), ex-Reynolds DE-91
(No U.S. Navy service, History Not Available)

Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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