Designed as ocean-going escorts with a range of 12970 km (8,060 miles), the ‘Rivers’ were at first fitted with almost totally superfluous minesweeping gear. Once this was eliminated from the design, oil storage rose from 440 tons to 646 tons, with a consequent improvement in endurance. As in the case of the United States, the […] […] […] […]River Class frigate — Weapons and Warfare — battleoftheatlantic19391945 — battleoftheatlantic19391945 — battleoftheatlantic19391945
Saturday, March 27, 2021@17:40-R.C.N….ROYAL CANADIAN NAVAL FRIGATES, WERE PROBABLY THE THIRD IN LINE, CONCERNING PERFORMANCE…AS AN ANTI-SUBMARINE WARSHIP. #1…CASTLE CLASS CORVETTE…NUMBER 1 AND/OR TWO…LOCH CLASS FRIGATE/EX. ROYAL NAVY; AS BOTH THESE ESCORT WARSHIPS, USED THE ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPON…THE SQUID!!! NUMBER 3/#3, WOULD HAVE BEEN THE RIVER CLASS FRIGATE…AS IN SERVICE/NAVAL DUTY, IN THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY, OF W.W.II.
CREDIT: Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Present Day Naval-Military Analyst, High Treason Q.E.II Analyst, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.