HMS Snowdrop (K67)

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Career (United Kingdom) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Snowdrop
Ordered: 31 August, 1939
Builder: Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)
Laid down: 4 February, 1941
Launched: 12 May 1941
Commissioned: 30 July, 1941
Fate: Sold on 17 May 1947
Broken up in 1949
General characteristics
Class & type: Flower-class corvette
Displacement: 925 long tons (940 t)
Length: 205 ft (62 m) o/a
Beam: 33 ft (10 m)
Draught: 11 ft 6 in (3.51 m)
Installed power: 30 ft 4 in (9.25 m)
Propulsion: 1 × 4-cycle triple-expansion reciprocating engine
2 × Scotch fire-tube boilers
1 × screw
Speed: 16 kn (18 mph; 30 km/h)
Range: 3,500 nmi (4,000 mi; 6,500 km) at 12 kn (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 85
Sensors and
processing systems:
1 × SW1C or 2C radar
1 × Type 123A or Type 127DV sonar
Armament: 1 × BL 4 in (100 mm) Mk.IX gun
4 × Vickers .50 cal machine gun (2x2)
4 × Lewis .303 cal machine gun (2x2)
2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers
2 × depth charge rails with 40 depth charges
originally fitted with minesweeping gear (later removed)
For other ships of the same name, see HMS Snowdrop.

HMS Snowdrop was a Flower-class corvette of the Royal Navy. She served during the Second World War.

She was built at Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. South Bank on Tees and launched on 12 May 1941. She was sold on 17 May 1947 and scrapped on the Tyne in September 1949.

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