Allied Warships

HMS Laguna Belle (4.373)

Anti-Aircraft ship

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeAnti-Aircraft ship
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant4.373 
ModCoastal 
Built byWilliam Denny & Brothers (Dumbarton, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched11 Mar 1896 
Commissioned 1940 
End service27 Jan 1944 
History

Passenger ship completed on 1 May 1896.
Requisitioned by the Admiralty in September 1939.
Displacement: 570 GRT.
Dimensions: 75.9 x 9.1.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun, 2 2pdr AA (1x2), 4 20 mm AA (4x1), 4 3" rocket launhers (1x4).
Speed: 18 knots.

Became an accommodation ship on 27 January 1944.
Scrapped in the Netherlands in late 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Laguna Belle (4.373)

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CommanderFromTo
1A O Foden, RNVR15 May 194029 Jun 1941
2Lt. Charles Ranson Clark, RNR29 Jun 194125 May 1942
3T/Lt. Reginald Charles Jones, RNVR25 May 1942

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