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HMS Quorn (M41)
HMS Quorn M41.JPG
HMS Quorn
Career (UK)
Name: HMS Quorn
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Launched: 23 January 1988
Sponsored by: Lady Rosemary Thompson
Commissioned: 1989
Identification: Pennant number: M41
Status: in active service, as of 2021
General characteristics
Class & 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:
  • 30mm automatic small calibre gun
  • 2 × Mk44 minigun
  • 3 × 7.62mm general purpose machine guns

Mine counter measures equipment:

  • SeaFox mine disposal system
  • Diver-placed explosive charges

HMS Quorn, the third ship of this name, is a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 23 January 1988, the last ship of her class.

On Sunday 18 March 2007, she was presented with the Freedom of the Borough scroll in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.[1]

HMS Quorn inbound to Portsmouth

Affiliations[]

  • Ipswich, Suffolk[2]
  • Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Quorn, Leicestershire
  • The Quorn Hunt

External links[]

www.http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=HMS_Quorn_(M41)

References[]



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