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1945

NEW ZEALAND 01 January 1945

CRUISERS

CL Leander 1 1 Achilles 1933 9740t, 169.0x17.0x6.2m, 6b,4gt, 72000hp, 32.5kts, 570p; 76belt, 51deck, 25turrets, 89magazines; 3x2-152/50, 4x2-102/45, 4x4-40/39, (7x2+4x1)-20/70, 2x4-533TT; radar: type 277, 281B, 282, 285, 293
Fiji 1 2 Gambia 1942 11090t, 169.3x18.9x6.3m, 4b,4gt, 72500hp, 31.5kts, 920p; 89belt, 51deck, 51turrets; 4x3-152/50, 4x2-102/45, 2x4-40/39, 10x2-20/70, 2x3-533TT; radar: type272, 281, 283, 284, 285

ESCORTS

FS Modified Flower 2 1 Arabis 1944 1350t, 62.5x10.1x4.4m, 2b,1vte, 2750hp, 16.5kts, 109p; 1x1-102/45, (1x2+2x1)-20/70, 1x24-178Hedgehog, 4DCT, 2DCR; radar: type276, 291, sonar
2 Arbutus 1944
APV - 3 1 Lyttelton 1907   292t
2 Tuirangi 1908   114t
3 Viti 1940   700t

COASTAL FORCES

YP Fairmile B 12 1 - 12 Kahu, ML401 - 411 1942 - 1943 86t, 34.8x5.6x1.5m, 2pe, 1200hp, 18kts, 16p; 1x1-47/40 or 1x1-40/56 or 1x1-40/39, (2x2+1x1)-20/70, 2DCT; radar: type286 or 291 or 970, sonar
HDML 16 13 - 28 HDML1183 - 1194, 1348 - 1351 1943 - 1944 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 260-480hp, 11-12.5kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 2DCR; radar: type291, sonar

MINE WARFARE

AML - 1 1 Kaiwaka 1937   169t
AMS - 6 1 Matai 1930   1050t, 66.7x10.7m, 2vte, 11kts
2 Breeze 1933   622t
3 Hawera 1912   188t
4 Kapuni 1909   190t
5 Muritai 1923   462t
6 Wairua 1913   352t
TL Strath 1 1 Thomas Currell 1919 No picture 429t, 37.5x6.8x2.8m, 1b,1vte, 430hp, 10kts; 1x1-76/40, 1DCT, MS
Isles 4 2 Inchkeith 1941 770t, 50.0x8.4x3.4m, 1b,1vte, 850hp, 12.2kts, 35p; 1x1-76/40, 3x1-20/70, 4DCT, 2DCR, MS
3 Killegray 1941
4 Sanda 1941
5 Scarba 1941
Kiwi 2 6 Kiwi 1941 825t, 47.6x9.2x3.5m, 1b,1vte, 1000hp, 14kts, 35p; 1x1-102/45, 1x1-40/39, 4DCT, 2DCR, MS
7 Tui 1941
Castle NZ 13 8 Aroha 1943 625t, 38.1x7.2x4.3m, 1b,1vte, 420hp, 10kts, 42p; 1x1-76/40, 1x1-20/70, 1DCT, MS
9 Awatepe 1943
10 Hautapu 1944
11 Hinau 1942
12 Maimai 1944
13 Manuka 1942
14 Pahau 1944
15 Rimu 1942
16 Tawhai 1944
17 Waiho 1944
18 Waikato 1944
19 Waima 1944
20 Waipu 1943
ATL - 2 1 Futurist 1920   234t
2 Phyllis 1912   158t

Ivan Gogin, 2010-15