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HMS Mounsey (K-569)

Class: Evarts (Lend-Lease) (Royal Navy Captain Class)
Type: GMT (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, short hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1,140 tons (light), 1,430 tons (full)
Length: 283' 6" (wl), 289' 5" (oa)
Beam: 35' 0" (extreme)
Draft: 11' 0" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 4 GM Model 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 19 kts
Range: 4,150 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 - 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 4 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 4 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 15 / 183
HMS Mounsey (K-569) Building and Operational Data:
  • 14 August 1943: Keel laid by the Boston Navy Yard
  • 24 September 1943: Launched and christened
  • 23 December 1943: To Britain as lend lease
  • 25 February 1946: Returned to U.S. Navy custody
  • 08 November 1946: Sold for scrapping
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    HMS Mounsey 173k 20 August 1944: wartime image of HMS Mounsey (Photo by Wright & Logan] Tim Rizzuto
    Executive Director
    USS Slater (DE 765) Memorial
    HMS Mounsey 66k Mounsey, an 'Evarts' type ship, in August 1944. She has the pale North Atlantic camouflage, and standard configuration. [Ministry of Defence photo, from the book "Allied Escort Ships of World War II (A Complete Survey)", by Peter Elliott] Edib Krlicbegovic,
    Bosnia - Hercegovina

    History of HMS Mounsey (K-569), ex-DE-524
    (No U.S. Navy service, History Not Available)

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