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Lossie (PG 108)
ex-HMS Lossie (K 303)
ex-PG-108


British River Class Frigate:

  • Laid down 2 October 1942 as PG-108 for the U.S. Navy at Canadian Vickers, Ltd., Montreal, Canada
  • Launched 30 April 1943
  • Assigned to Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease Program
  • Transferred to the Royal Navy 12 August 1943 and commissioned HMS Lossie (K 303)
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 28 January 1946 at Boston, Massachusetts
  • Reclassified PG-108
  • Struck from the Naval Register 17 April 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Sold 13 November 1946 to Cadio Compania de Navegacion SA of Panama and renamed Teti
  • Resold in 1955 to Typaldos Brothers SS Co., Ltd. of Piraeus, Greece and renamed Adratiki
  • 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 tracks, 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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