HMS Berkeley (M40)

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History
United Kingdom
Name: HMS Berkeley
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Launched: 3 December 1986
Commissioned: 1986
Decommissioned: 2000
Identification: Pennant number: M40
Fate: Sold to Greece
Greece
Name: Kallisto (Greek: Ν/ΘΗ Καλλιστώ)
Operator: Hellenic Navy
Acquired: 2001
Identification: Pennant number: M36
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel
Displacement: 750 tons
Length: 60 m
Beam: 9.8 m
Draught: 2.2 m
Propulsion: 2 shaft Napier Deltic diesel, 3,540 shp
Speed: 17 knots
Complement: 45 (6 officers & 39 ratings)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Sonar Type 2193
Armament: 1 × Bofors 40 mm gun Mark 9, replaced by 1 × 30 mm MSI DS-30B gun
Notes:
  • Mine counter measures equipment:
  • 2 × PAP remotely controlled submarines (ROV)
  • MS 14 Magnetic loop
  • Sperry MSSA Acoustic generator
  • K8 Oropesa sweeps

HMS Berkeley was a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel of the British Royal Navy. She was sold to the Greek Navy in 2001 as Kallisto.

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