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HMS Evenlode (K 300)
ex-Danville (PG 105)


Danville (PG 105) served only in the Royal Navy.

British River Class Frigate/Patrol Gunboat:

  • Laid down 28 May 1942 as PG-105 at Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal, Canada
  • Named Danville
  • Assigned to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease Program
  • Launched 9 November 1942
  • Transferred to the Royal Navy 4 June 1943 and commissioned HMS Evenlode (K 300)
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 5 March 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register 5 June 1946
  • Sold in December 1946
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 1370 t.
  • Length 301.25'
  • Beam 36.5'
  • Draft 13'
  • Speed 20 kts.
  • Complement 107
  • Armament: Two 4"/40 mounts, ten 20mm guns, two depth charge track, and one hedgehog depth charge projector
  • Propulsion: Two Admiralty 3-drum express boilers, one 5,500ihp reciprocating vertical triple expansion engine, one shaft.
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    Danville 97k . Joe Radigan

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