Specifications: Displacement 1375 t; Length 205'; Beam 33'; Draft 14' 7"; Speed 16.5 kts; Complement 90; Armament two 3"/50 dual purpose mounts, two 20mm guns, two dct, four dcp, one hedgehog dcp; Propulsion two 3-drum express boilers, 2,750ihp vertical triple expansion Canadian Vickers engine, one shaft.
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|168k||"Escort Vessel (Corvette) - (Flower Class) - With Extended Forecastle, Increased Sheer, & Fuller Lines Fwd."
U.S. Navy preliminary design plan, copied from Smith Dock Co., Ltd., Drawing No. 232. This plan, dated April 1941, is for a modification of the British "Flower" class corvette. Scale of the original drawing is not given, but appears to be 1/16" = 1'.
The original plan is in the 1939-1944 "Spring Styles Book" held by the Naval Historical Center.
U.S. Navy photo S-511-30
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