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DE 523
HMS Manners (K-568)

CLASS: Evarts (lend-lease)
TYPE: GMT (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, short hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1,140 (std), 1,430 tons (full) Dimensions: 289' 5" (oa), 283' 6" (wl) x 35' 0" x 11' 0" (max)
Armament: 3-3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 4-20mm Mk 4 AA (varied by ship),
4 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Machinery: 4 GM Model 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 19 knots Range: 4,150 nm @ 12 knots Crew: 156

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Boston Navy Yard on 14 August 1943, Launched 24 September 1943
Commissioned (USN) Never, To Britain as lend lease 16 December 1943

Fate: Torpedoed by U-1051, 20nm west of Skerries, 26 January 1945, considered total loss,
sold 12 December 1946 to Greek ship breaker and scrapped in Piraeus in 1947

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History of HMS Manners (K-568), ex-DE-523
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