HMS Shalford (P3101)

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History
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Name: HMS Shalford (P3101)
Operator:  Royal Navy
Builder: Yarrow
Completed: 21 August 1952
Fate: Sold 8 September 1967 to Singapore for break up
General characteristics
Class and type: Ford class seaward defence boat
Displacement:
  • 120 tons standard
  • 160 tons full load
Length: 117 ft 3 in (35.74 m)
Beam: 20 ft (6.1 m)
Draught: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Propulsion:
  • 1 × Foden diesel (Centre shaft)
  • 2 × Paxman 12YHAX 550hp Diesels (Outer shafts)
Speed: 20 knots
Complement: 19
Armament:
  • 1 × 40 mm anti-aircraft gun
  • 2 × 20 mm anti aircraft guns

HMS Shalford was one of 20 boats of the Ford-class of patrol boats built for the Royal Navy in the 1950s.

Their names were all chosen from villages ending in -ford. This boat was named after Shalford.

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