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HMS Perim (K 593)
ex-Sierra Leone
ex-Phillimore
ex-PF-89



PF-89 call sign:
Nan - Zebra - Victor - Tare

ex-PG-197


PF-89 served only in the Royal Navy.

Tacoma Class Patrol Frigate/British Colony Class Frigate:

  • (MC Type T. S2-S2-AQ1) Originally authorized as Patrol Gunboat, PG-197
  • Reclassified as a Patrol Frigate, PF-89 in 1943
  • Laid down in 1943 under a Maritime Commission contract at Walsh-Kaiser Co., Inc., Providence, RI
  • Assigned to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease Program and named Phillimore
  • Renamed Sierra Leone
  • Launched 5 November 1944
  • Transferred to the Royal Navy 16 March 1944 and commissioned HMS Perim (K 593)
  • Returned to U.S. custody 22 May 1946
  • Scrapped in August 1947.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1,430 t.
  • Length 303' 11"(oa)
  • Beam 37' 6"
  • Draft 13' 8"
  • Speed 20.3 kts.
  • Complement 176
  • Armament: Three 3"/50 dual purpose mounts, two twin 40mm mounts, nine 20mm mounts, one Hedgehog, eight depth charge projectors and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Three 240psi 3-drum express boilers, two 5,500ihp J. Hendy Iron Works engines, two shafts.
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