HMS Fox (A320)

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History
Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Fox
Builder: Brooke Marine, Lowestoft, England
Launched: 6 November 1967[1]
Commissioned: 11 July 1968[1]
Decommissioned: 1998
Fate: Sold 8 March 1989[2]
General characteristics [1]
Displacement:
  • 800 long tons (813 t) standard
  • 1,088 long tons (1,105 t) full load
Length: 57.6 m (189 ft 0 in)
Beam: 11.2 m (36 ft 9 in)
Draught: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
Propulsion: 4 × Lister Blackstone ERS8M 8-cylinder diesel engines, 2,640 bhp (1,969 kW), twin shafts
Speed: 15 kn (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Range: 4,500 nmi (8,300 km; 5,200 mi) at 12 kn (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 5 officers, 34 ratings
Armament: Provision for 2 × 20 mm cannon

HMS Fox, pennant number A320, was a Bulldog-class hydrographic survey ship of the British Royal Navy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Moore 1985, p. 640.
  2. ^ Baker 1998, p. 955.
  • Baker, A. D. The Naval Institute Guide of Combat Fleets of the World 1998–1999. Annapolis, Maryland, USA: Naval Institute Press. ISBN 1-55750-111-4.
  • Moore, John. Jane's Fighting Ships 1985–86. London: Jane's Yearbooks, 1985. ISBN 0-7106-0814-4.