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General Characteristics


Displacement: 1,435 tons

Length: 307.25 ft

Beam: 38.5 feet

Draught: 8.75 ft standard, 13.25 ft full

Propulsion: 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, 2 shafts

4-cylinder vertical triple expansion reciprocating engines, 5,500 ihp,
Parsons single reduction geared turbines, 6,500

Speed: 20 Knots

Range: 730 tons oil fuel, 9,500 nm at 12

Complement: 114 approx

Armament:

1 x 4 inch Mark V on 1 single mounting HA Mk.III

4 x QF 2 pounder Mk.VII on 1 quad mount Mk.VII

4 x 20 mm Oerlikon A/A on 2 twin mounts Mk.V
(or 2 x 40 mm Bofors A/A on 2 single mounts Mk.III)

up to 8 x 20 mm Oerlikon A/A on single mounts

2 x Squid triple barreled A/S mortars

1 rail and 2 throwers for depth charges

These specifications are from the original builds.

Various alterations were made during the life of the ships

Name New Name Where Built Launched Pennant No.





HMS Loch Achanalt HMNZS Pukaki Sep 1948 Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 23-Mar-1944 K424 F424
HMS Loch Achray HMNZS Kaniere Sep 1948 Smith's Dock Co Ltd South Bank on Tees 07-Jul-1944 K426 F426
HMS Loch Alvie None Barclay Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow 14-Apr-1944 K428 F428
HMS Loch Ard HMSAS Transvaal Harland & Wolff Ltd., Govan, Glasgow 02-Aug-1944 K602
HMS Loch Arkaig None Caledon S.B. & Eng. Co. Ltd., Dundee 07-Jun-1945 K603 F603
HMS Loch Boisdale HMSAS Good Hope Blyth SB & DD Co. Ltd., 05-Jul-1944 K432
HMS Loch Craggie None Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 23-May-1944 K609 F609
HMS Loch Cree HMSAS Natal Swan Hunter & W. R. Ltd Wallsend 05-Jul-1944 K10
HMS Loch Dunvegan None Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 25-Mar-1944 K425 F425
HMS Loch Eck HMNZS Hawea Oct 1948 Smith's Dock Co Ltd South Bank on Tees 25-Apr-1944 K422 F422
HMS Loch Fada None John Brown & Co Ltd Clydebank 14-Dec-1943 K390 F390
HMS Loch Fyne None Burntisland SB Co.Ltd Fife 24-May-1944 K429 F429
HMS Loch Glendhu None Burntisland SB Co.Ltd Fife 18-Oct-1944 K619 F619
HMS Loch Gorm None Harland & Wolff Ltd., Govan 08-Jun-1944 K620 F620
HMS Loch Insh Royal Malayan Navy 1964 Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 10-May-1944 K433 F433
HMS Loch Katrine HMNZS Rotoiti July 1949 Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 21-Aug-1944 K625 F625
HMS Loch Killin None Burntisland SB Co.Ltd Fife 29-Nov-1943 K391 F391
HMS Loch Killisport None Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 06-Jul-1944 K628 F628
HMS Loch Lomond None Caledon S.B. & Eng. Co. Ltd., Dundee 19-Jun-1944 K437 F437
HMS Loch More None Caledon S.B. & Eng. Co. Ltd., Dundee 03-Oct-1944 K639 F639
HMS Loch Morlich HMNZS Tutira April 1949 Swan Hunter& W. R. Ltd Wallsend 25-Jan-1944 K517 F517
HMS Loch Quoich None Blyth SB & DD Co. Ltd., 02-Sep-1944 K434 F434
HMS Loch Ruthven None Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 03-Jun-1944 K645 F645
HMS Loch Scavaig None Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 09-Sep-1944 K648 F648
HMS Loch Shin HMNZS Taupo Sep 1948 Swan Hunter& W. R. Ltd Wallsend 23-Feb-1944 K421 F421
HMS Loch Tarbert None Ailsa SB Co. Ltd., Troon 19-Oct-1944 K431 F431
HMS Loch Tralaig None Caledon S.B. & Eng. Co. Ltd., Dundee 12-Feb-1945 K655 F655
HMS Loch Veyatie None Ailsa SB Co. Ltd., Troon 08-Oct-1945 K658 F658
HMS Loch Achilty HMS St. Bride's Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 16-Jan-45 K600 F600
HMS Loch Arklet HMS Start Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 15-Feb-45 K604 F604
HMS Loch Arnish HMS Tremadoc Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 29-Mar-45 K605 F605
HMS Loch Assynt HMS Derby Haven 1945 Swan Hunter& W. R. Ltd Wallsend 14-Dec-44 K438
HMS Loch Bracadale HMS Enard Bay Smith's Dock Co Ltd South Bank on Tees 31-Oct-44 K435 F435
HMS Loch Carloway HMS Bigbury Bay Hall, Russell & Co Ltd., Aberdeen 16-Nov-44 K606 F?06
HMS Loch Carron HMS Gerrans Bay 
HMS Surprise
Smith's Dock Co Ltd South Bank on Tees 14-Mar-45 K436 F436
HMS Loch Coulside HMS Padstow Bay Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 24-Aug-45 K608 F608
HMS Loch Eil HMS Herne Bay 
HMS Dampier
Smith's Dock Co Ltd South Bank on Tees 15-May-45 K611 A303
HMS Loch Fionn HMS Largo Bay William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd., Sunderland 03-Oct-44 K423 F423
HMS Loch Frisa HMS Widemouth Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 19-Oct-44 K615 F615
HMS Loch Garasdale HMS Wigtown Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 26-Apr-45 K616 F616
HMS Loch Glass HMS Luce Bay 
HMS Dalrymple
William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd., Sunderland 12-Apr-45 K427 A302
HMS Loch Harport HMS Burghead Bay Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 03-Mar-45 K622 F622
HMS Loch Heilen HMS Morecambe Bay William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd., Sunderland 01-Nov-44 K624 F624
HMS Loch Kilbernie HMS Mounts Bay William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd., Sunderland 08-Jun-45 K627 F627
HMS Loch Laxford HMS Cardigan Bay Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 28-Dec-44 K630 F630
HMS Loch Lubnaig HMS Whitesand Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 16-Dec-44 K633 F633
HMS Loch Lydoch HMS St. Austell Bay Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast 18-Nov-44 K634 F634
HMS Loch Maddy HMS Carnarvon Bay Henry Robb Ltd. Leith 15-Mar-45 K636 F636
HMS Loch Mochrom HMS Pegwell Bay 
HMS Cook
William Pickersgill & Sons Ltd., Sunderland 24-Sep-45 K638 A307
HMS Loch Muick HMS Thurso Bay 
HMS Owen
Hall Russell & Co Ltd., Aberdeen 19-Oct-45 K640 A311
HMS Loch Roan HMS Cawsand Bay Blyth SB & DD Co. Ltd., 26-Feb-45 K644 F644
HMS Loch Scamadale HMS Dundrum Bay 
HMS Alert
Blyth SB & DD Co. Ltd., 10-Jul-45 K647 F647
HMS Loch Seaforth HMS Porlock Bay Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 14-Jun-45 K627 F628
HMS Loch Swannay HMS Veryan Bay Charles Hill & Sons Ltd., Bristol 11-Nov-44 K651 F651
HMS Loch Torridon HMS Woodbridge Haven Swan Hunter& W. R. Ltd, Wallsend 13-Jan-45 K654 P58

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