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DE 573
HMS Hargood (K.582)

Class: Buckley (lend-lease), Royal Navy - Captain Class
Type: TE (turbine-electric drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1400 tons (light), 1740 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 9" (extreme)
Draft: 13' 6" (max draft)
Propulsion: 2 "D" Express boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 4.940 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 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
Complement: 186
HMS Hargood (K.582) Building and Operational Data:
  • 27 October 1943: Keel laid by the Bethlehem Hingham Shipyard, Hingham, Mass.
  • 18 December 1943: Launched
  • 07 February 1944: Transferred to the Royal Navy as Lend-Lease, named HMS Hargood (K.582)
  • 23 February 1946: Returned to U.S. Navy custody
  • 12 April 1946: Struck from the NVR; Sold for scrapping to the Northern Metals Co., Tacony, Pa.
  • 07 March 1947: Removed from Naval custody for transport to the scrapper
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    Hargood 92k In British Service John Lang
    Hargood 32k at sea (from Warships of World War II, by H.T. Lenton & J.J. Colledge) Robert Hurst
    Hargood 86k undated wartime image of HMS Hargood (Photo by Wright & Logan] Tim Rizzuto
    Executive Director
    USS Slater (DE 765) Memorial
    Hargood 122k Hargood Crew at Aberdeen, Scotland October 1945 John Lang

    View the HMS Hargood K.582 (ex-DE 573) DANFS history entry
    located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
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