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
Sat., March 27, 2021@20:37- Dad; ON ALL THE OCEANS THE WHITE CAPS FLOW.
SHE-K 664; BROACHED TOO, THE RIVER CLASS FRIGATE…H.M.C.S. CARLPLACE, more than precisely IN-BETWEEN THE SWELL, and CREST.
Still TRUE to the IDEALS when as a YOUNG MAN, V-82787/J. MURZA, SAILED to MEET the FOE again; John’s NAME ENROLLED in HONOUR’S COURT, V-82787/A.AB., SUBMARINE DETECTOR, is RIDING ANCHOR in HOME PORT!!!
Love and Miss you Dad; Yours Aye-Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.