HMS Tay (K232)

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HMS Tay 1942 IWM FL 10173.jpg
HMS Tay in August 1942
Career (United Kingdom)
Namesake: river Tay
Builder: Smiths Dock Company, South Bank-on-Tees
Laid down: 10 September 1941
Launched: 18 March 1942
Commissioned: 5 August 1942
Fate: Scrapped on 28 September 1956
General characteristics
Class and type: River class frigate
Displacement: 1,370 long tons (1,390 t)
1,830 long tons (1,860 t) (deep load)
Length: 283 ft (86.26 m) p/p
301.25 ft (91.82 m)o/a
Beam: 36.5 ft (11.13 m)
Draught: 9 ft (2.74 m); 13 ft (3.96 m) (deep load)
Propulsion: 2 x Admiralty 3-drum boilers, 2 shafts, reciprocating vertical triple expansion, 5,500 ihp
Speed: 20 knots (37.0 km/h)
Range: 440 long tons (450 t; 490 short tons) oil fuel; 7,200 nautical miles (13,334 km) at 12 knots (22.2 km/h)
Complement: 107
Armament:

HMS Tay (K232) was a River class frigate of the Royal Navy. Tay was built to the RN's specifications as a Group I River class frigate.

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