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UAD KERT patrols (1917-1918/1922-1936)

Uad Kert 1922

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Uad Kert (ex-Rother, ex-Anthony Aslett) (non-standard)   Cochrane, Selby, UK   22/2/1917 6/1917 // 4/1922 stricken 11/1966
Arcíla (ex-William Doak)*   Goole SB, UK   1918 9/1918 // 4/1922 stricken 12/1970
Xauen (ex-Henry Cramwell)   Lobnitz, Renfrew, UK   1918 12/1918 // 4/1922 stricken 1/1971
Pemartin (ex-Panxon, ex-Thomas Bailey), 1/1938- Ruis de la Puente   Cochrane, Selby, UK   4/8/1917 11/1917 // 1936 returned mercantile 4/1939

standard "Merseys":

Displacement normal, t

438

Displacement full, t

665

Length, m

45.1

Breadth, m

7.24

Draught, m

2.75

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

11

Fuel, t

coal 184

Endurance, nm(kts) 3100(7)

Armament

Uad Kert, Pemartin: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Vickers Mk TR

Arcíla: 2 x 1 - 76/50 Vickers Mk TR

Xauen: 1 x 1 - 76/50 Vickers Mk TR, 1 x 1 - 47/50 Vickers

Complement

45

Ship project history: Former British Admiralty trawlers of Mersey type, commissioned by Spanish Navy 11/4/1922 and during Civil was by Nationalists in 1936.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service:  Arcíla since 1934 was used as survey vessel, in July, 1936 she was transferred under control of Nationalists. Crew of Xauen 20/7/1936 supported Republic. 8/2/1937 Xauen was scuttled during fall of Malaga. She was salvaged by Nationalists, repaired and in July, 1938 commissioned by National fleet. After Civil war both ships served as patrols. Uad Kert in July, 1936 was transferred under control of Nationalists. Uad Kert was hard damaged by gunfire of republican battleship Jaime I at Algeciras 7/8/1936, but was repaired.

Uad Kert 1925
 

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