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HMS Rosebay (K 286)
ex-Splendor (PG 97)



Splendor call sign:
Nan - Fox - Dog - Love

Action Class Gunboat:

  • Laid down for the U.S. Navy as Splendor (PG-97) at Kingston Shipbuilding Co., Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Launched 1 February 1943
  • Transferred to the Royal Navy and commissioned HMS Rosebay (K-286), 28 July 1943
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 20 March 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission 19 November 1946 for disposal
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 900 t.
  • Length 205'
  • Beam 33'
  • Draft 14' 7"
  • Speed 16.5 kts.
  • Complement 90
  • Armament: Two 3"/50 gun mounts, two 20mm mounts, one depth charge projector (hedgehog), four depth charge projectors (K-guns) and two depth charge tracks
  • Propulsion: Two 3-drum express boilers, one 2,750ihp vertical triple expansion Canadian Vickers engine, one shaft.
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