|Length||329 feet (oa)|
4 4.7" guns (4x1) 8 .5" AA (2x4) 8 21" torpedo tubes (2x4)
|Max speed||36 knots|
|Engines||Geared turbines, 2 shafts|
|Notes on class|
The specifications as listed above are for the 'normal' F-class destroyers. HMS Faulknor was fitted as flotilla leader and had some different specifications; Displacement: 1495 BRT Complement: 175 men Lenght: 343 feet (oa) Armament: 5 4.7" guns (5x1) 8 .5" AA (2x4) 8 21" torpedo tubes (2x4) Speed: 36.75 knots Power: 38000 HP
These vessels were a repeat of the E-class design.
Royal Navy ships of the F class
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|HMS Fame (H 78)|
|HMS Fearless (H 67)||Lost on 23 Jul 1941|
|HMS Firedrake (H 79)||Lost on 17 Dec 1942|
|HMS Foresight (H 68)||Lost on 13 Aug 1942|
|HMS Forester (H 74)|
|HMS Fortune (H 70) (Became the Canadian destroyer Saskatchewan)|
|HMS Foxhound (H 69) (Became the Canadian destroyer Qu'appelle)|
|HMS Fury (H 76)|
|HMS Faulknor (H 62)|
See all Royal Navy Destroyer classes.
The last stand of the tin can sailors
Hornfischer, James D.
Books dealing with this subject include:
200,000 Miles Aboard the Destroyer Cotten, Robinson, C. Snelling, 1999