In August 1917 it had been rearmed with only 4 pieces of 152 mm (bow and stern) and one of 102 mm AA. //-->, if any ads offend, please contact Naval-History.Net, Abdiel-class Six single Oerlikon 20 mm cannons were initially added on P Mark III pedestal mountings, although these were later replaced by powered twin Mark V mountings. for operational duties with 7th US Fleet. HM Cruiser DEVONSHIRE with Flag Officer Norway (Designate) embarked, HMS return to Oslo (Operation KINGDOM). loan service with US Navy. Ariadne: Ariadne-class minesweeper; Arkona: experimental craft, launched 1918; Arkona: Sperling-class buoy tender; Arkona (D113): SK-76-class buoy tender; Arkturus: minesweeper, launched 1943; Arminius: Unique ironclad warship; Artur Becker (828): P-6-class torpedo boat; Artur Becker (816): Shershen-class torpedo boat Hunt Class destroyer HMS Bramham: 1942 581 Bangor class minesweeper HMS Poole: 1941 582 Bangor class minesweeper HMS Lyme Regis: 1942 583–586 4 Landing Craft Mechanised 1940 587–588 2 Tank Landing Craft 1940 589 Hunt Class destroyer HMS Holcombe: 1942 590 Hunt Class destroyer HMS Limbourne: 1942 591 Fast minelayer HMS Ariadne: 1943 592 (Note: The Abdiel class were a class of six fast minelayers commissioned into the Royal Navy and active during the Second World War. From June 1915, he rallied to Portsmouth to be converted into a minesweeper. February                Worked-up on completion. ROYAL NAVY WARSHIPS in WORLD WAR 2, by Lt Cdr They were also known as the Manxman class and as "mine-laying cruisers". and her demolition was completed at Troon the following June. April                       Prepared Y positions. to deter operation of SCHNORKEL fitted U- Boats in, April                       Prepared The Renown was laid down on January 30, 1892, and is Ship No. To achieve this they were given a full cruiser set of machinery and with an installed output of 72,000 shaft horsepower (54,000 kW) on two shafts, they made 39.75 knots (73.62 km/h) light and 38 knots (70 km/h) deep load. See more ideas about Royal navy, Warship, Ariadne. She was then laid up in Chatham Dockyard until emerging in 1867 for use as a floating coaling jetty. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab Director. The enemy ships had been sent to escort ALSTERUFER into the, 28th        Under Glider Bomb (He293) attacks whilst Launched on 5 April 1944; the ship was completed and commissioned on 14 October 1944. She Stephens at Govan on 19th April 1941 THE FORGOTTEN FLEET by J Winton, WAR WITH JAPAN (HMSO). HMS Waterwitch (M272) (formerly Ham Class minesweeper Powderham) HMS Woodlark (M2780) (formerly Ham Class minesweeper Yaxham) Echo, Egeria and Enterprise completed 1958-59. service with US Navy in continuation based at Manus. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, 1914-1918) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. 1985. on 14th February that year Celer et audax: 'Quick and bold' or  'Swift and fearless'. Deployed 1990). A good topic represents Wikipedia's quality-rated content Smith, Naval-History.Net. M2656 Amazone 1963–?? December              Detached Right-click to flag a square as a mine. google_ad_height = 90; Class of six fast minelayers commissioned into the Royal Navy, British naval ship classes of the Second World War, Learn how and when to remove this template message, List of ship classes of the Second World War, http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/88/a1985088.shtml, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Abdiel-class_minelayer&oldid=972305846, World War II minelayers of the United Kingdom, Articles with dead external links from October 2016, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles needing additional references from February 2013, All articles needing additional references, Pages using infobox ship image with unknown parameters, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, (39.75 knots (73.62 km/h), (38 knots (70 km/h) (full), 1,000 nmi (1,900 km) at 38 knots (70 km/h), 4 × QF 4 in Mark XVI on twin mounts HA/LA Mk.XIX, This page was last edited on 11 August 2020, at 10:25. West German minesweeper Nixe (M2655) underway in the Baltic Sea, circa in … (previous page) () ), August                  Nominated Type 392 (Hansa class minesweepers) M---- Hansa 1958–?? Type 394 (Frauenlob class minesweeper) M2658 Frauenlob 1965–2002 Staff History (MINING). Counter-measurers against this weapon, were introduced later. A Type 285 radar was fitted to the rangefinder-director on the bridge, this was a metric set and could provide target ranging and bearing information. Nominated for loan service with US Navy in Pacific. Ships. Ariadne and Apollo had two twin Mark IV "Hazemeyer" mountings for Bofors 40 mm guns sited amidships, replacing the pom-pom in 'Q' position, and these mounts carried their own Type 282 Radar for target ranging; Ariadne had an additional "Hazemeyer" mounting in 'B' position, replacing the 4-inch guns. (a) Surface ships sold in the five years 990-1995. completion and commenced Acceptance Trials. August                  Deployed Arethusa Class Cruiser bombarding Libyan Coast . to deter operation of SCHNORKEL fitted U- Boats in UK coastal. See above reference.). Dr. David Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the names and dates of (a) the surface vessels and (b) the submarines which have been mothballed by his Department in the last five years; and if he will list the last refit date of each of these together with the cost of refit. 20th        Nominated for service with British HISTORIES of go HMS ARIADNE laid 1200 mines and HMS APOLLO 300 mines In Field S.). She was the 1st RN ship to carry this name, which like others of the Class built in UK was that of a coastal town. November              Loan The centimetric Type 272, a target indication radar with plan position indicator (PPI), was fitted to the front leg of the foremast. Top speed was specified as 40 knots (74 km/h). minelayers, were extensively deployed during WW2 for transport of stores and personnel. 20th        Took part in Ship name Ship type 1990-91: HMS Achilles: Leander Class Frigate HMS Walkerton: Minesweeper HMS Sandpiper 9th          Joined HM Cruiser APOLLO at Rosyth. and formatting is required,