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Consort 1949  

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Modification
Chaplet R52, 1948- D52 4048 Thornycroft, Woolston 4/1943 18/7/1944 8/1945 BU 11/1965 "Ch" group
Charity R29, 1948- D29 4049 Thornycroft, Woolston 7/1943 30/11/1944 11/1945 to Pakistan 12/1958 (شاہ جہاں [Shah Jehan]) "Ch" group
Chequers (ex-Champion) R61, 1948- D61 615 Scotts, Greenock 5/1943 30/10/1944 9/1945 BU 7/1966 "Ch" group
Cheviot R90, 1948- D90 600 A. Stephens, Linthouse 4/1943 2/5/1944 12/1945 BU 10/1962 "Ch" group
Chevron R51, 1948- D51 599 A. Stephens, Linthouse 3/1943 23/2/1944 8/1945 BU 12/1969 "Ch" group
Chieftain R36, 1948- D36 617 Scotts, Greenock 6/1943 26/2/1945 3/1946 BU 3/1961 "Ch" group
Childers R91, 1948- D91 1379 Denny, Dumbarton 11/1943 27/2/1945 12/1945 BU 9/1963 "Ch" group
Chivalrous R21, 1948- D21 1380 Denny, Dumbarton 11/1943 22/6/1945 5/1946 to Pakistan 6/1954 (تیمر [Taimur]) "Ch" group
Cockade R34, 1948- D34 1822 Yarrow, Scotstoun 3/1943 7/3/1944 9/1945 BU 9/1964 "Co" group
Comet R26, 1948- D26 1823 Yarrow, Scotstoun 6/1943 22/6/1944 6/1945 BU 11/1962 "Co" group
Comus R43, 1943- D20 4040 Thornycroft, Woolston 8/1943 14/3/1945 7/1946 BU 11/1958 "Co" group
Concord (ex-Corso) R63, 1948- D03 4051 Thornycroft, Woolston 11/1943 14/5/1945 12/1946 BU 11/1962 "Co" group
Consort R76, 1948- D76 601 A. Stephens, Linthouse 5/1943 19/10/1944 3/1946 BU 3/1961 "Co" group
Constance R71, 1948- D71 64 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 3/1943 22/8/1944 12/1945 BU 3/1956 "Co" group
Contest R12, 1948- D48 1930 White, Cowes 11/1943 16/12/1944 11/1945 BU 2/1960 "Co" group
Cossack R57, 1948- D57 63 Vickers-Armstrong, Tyne 3/1943 10/5/1944 9/1945 BU 3/1961 "Co" group
Creole R82, 1948- D82 1932 White, Cowes 8/1944 22/11/1945 10/1946 to Pakistan 6/1958 (عالمگیر [Alamgir]) "Cr" group
Crescent (RCN) R16, 1948- D16, 1951- DDE226 607 John Brown, Clydebank 9/1943 20/7/1944 9/1945 BU 4/1971 "Cr" group
Crispin (ex-Craccher) R68, 1948- D168 1931 White, Cowes 2/1944 23/6/1945 7/1946 to Pakistan 3/1958 (جہانگیر [Jahangir]) "Cr" group
Cromwell (ex-Cretan) R35 618 Scotts, Greenock 11/1943 6/8/1945 9/1946 // --- to Norway before completion 8/1945 (Bergen) "Cr" group
Crown R46 619 Scotts, Greenock 1/1944 19/12/1945 4/1947 // --- to Norway before completion 12/1945 (Oslo) "Cr" group
Croziers R20 1824 Yarrow, Scotstoun 10/1943 19/9/1944 11/1945 // --- to Norway before completion 9/1945 (Trondheim) "Cr" group
Crusader (RCN) R20, 1948- D120, 1951- DDE228 608 John Brown, Clydebank 11/1943 5/10/1944 11/1945 BU 1965 "Cr" group
Crystal R38 1825 Yarrow, Scotstoun 1/1944 12/2/1945 2/1946 // --- to Norway before completion 8/1945 (Stavanger) "Cr" group


Technical data


Max speed, kts, kn

36.75

Endurance, nm(kts) (at speed, kts) ---

3000 (20)

Max speed, kts, kn ---

36.75

Data variantas completed Type 15
Displacement standard, t

1710 - 1730 nominal

2240

Displacement full, t

2510 - 2535

2850

Length, m

103.5 pp 110.6 oa

103.5 pp 109.2 oa

Breadth, m

10.9

10.9

Draught, m

4.34 - 4.39

4.20 - 4.30

No of shafts

2

2

Machinery

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

2 sets Parsons geared steam turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers

Power, h. p.

40000

40000

Fuel, t

oil 588

Endurance, nm(kts)4675(20)
Armament

1945: 4 x 1 - 114/45 QF Mk IV, 1 x 2 - 40/56 Bofors Mk VIII/IX, 2 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (35 - 108 DC)

Concord, Comus, Cr class: 4 x 1 - 114/45 QF Mk IV, 1 x 2 - 40/56 Bofors Mk VIII/IX, 2 x 1 - 40/56 Bofors Mk III, 2 x 1 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (35 - 108 DC)

1946:  4 x 1 - 114/45 RP.50 Mk V, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Hazemeyer Mk IV, (2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk III or 2 x 1 - 40/39 Mk VIII or 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V), 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (35 - 108)

1 x 2 - 102/45 Mk 19, 1 x 2 - 76/50 Mk 22, 2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk 9, 2 x 3 - 305 Limbo Mk 10 ASWRL

Electronic equipmenttype 275, Type 276, type 291, type 293 radars, type 144Q sonar type 278, type 262, type 293 or US-made radars, type 170, type 174 sonars, UA-3 ECM suite
Complement

186 - 222

195



Standard scale images


<i>nearly sister-ship </i>Relentless 1967 as Type 15
nearly sister-ship Relentless 1967 as Type 15
<i>Comet</i> 1945
Comet 1945


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<i>Consort</i> 1949  
Consort 1949  


Project history


"Са" class development with new DP fire control system (similar to installed on "Battle" class). Because of its big weight one TT bank was necessary to remove and weaken anti-submarine armament. Contest became the first  British fully-welded destroyer.

Modernizations




1/1946: 4 x 1 - 114/45 RP.50 Mk V, 1 x 2 - 40/60 Hazemeyer Mk IV, (2 x 1 - 40/60 Mk III or 2 x 1 - 40/39 Mk VIII or 2 x 2 - 20/70 Mk V), 2 x 1 - 20/70 Mk III, 1 x 4 - 533 TT, 2 DCT, 2 DCR (108)

1946, Creole, Crispin: - 1 x 1 - 114/45 ("B")

late 1940s, most of class: - 1 x 1 - 114/45 ("Y"), 2 x 1 - 40/60 or 2 x 1 - 40/39 or 2 x 2 - 20/70, 2 x 1 - 20/70; + 4 x 1 - 40/60 Mk III, 2 x 3 - 305 Squid Mk 4 ASWRL, type 147B sonar

1956, Crescent was converted to type 15 frigate. She has taken fully new silhouette, forecastle was enlarged and new aluminium alloy superstructure fitted. Data became as given in the table.

Naval service


No significant events.

Many thanks to Borys Estrin for additional information on this page.