HMS Quorn (M41)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Quorn.
HMS Quorn is pictured as she departs from Portsmouth. MOD 45139064.jpg
HMS Quorn in 2001
History
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Quorn
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Launched: 23 January 1988
Sponsored by: Lady Rosemary Thompson
Commissioned: 1989
Identification: Pennant number: M41
Status: in active service
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel
Displacement: 750 t (740 long tons; 830 short tons)[1]
Length: 60 m (196 ft 10 in)
Beam: 9.8 m (32 ft 2 in)
Draught: 2.2 m (7 ft 3 in)
Propulsion: 2 shaft Napier Deltic diesel, 3,540 shp
Speed: 17 kn (31 km/h; 20 mph)
Complement: 45 (6 officers & 39 ratings)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Sonar Type 2193
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
  • SeaFox mine disposal system
  • Diver-placed explosive charges
Armament:
Entering Portsmouth harbour

HMS Quorn, the third ship of this name, is a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 23 January 1988, the last ship of her class.

On Sunday 18 March 2007, she was presented with the Freedom of the Borough scroll in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.[2]

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