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HMS Hurworth (M39)

HMS Hurworth (M39)

HMS Hurworth operating in the English Channel

Career (UK)
Name: Operator: Builder: Launched: Sponsored by: Commissioned: Homeport: Identification: Status: HMS Hurworth Royal Navy Vosper Thornycroft 25 September 1984 Lady Anne Halifax, 2 July 1985
[2] [1]

wife of Admiral Sir David Halifax KCB, KCVO, KBE

HMNB Portsmouth, Hampshire Pennant number: M39 in active service, as of 2013[3]

General characteristics
Class & type: Displacement: Length: Beam: Draught: Propulsion: Speed: Complement: Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel 750tons 60m 9.8m 2.2m 2 shaft Napier Deltic diesel, 3,540shp 17knots 45 (6 officers & 39 ratings)

Sensors and Sonar Type 2193 processing systems: Armament:

30mm automatic small calibre gun 2 Mk44 minigun 3 7.62mm general purpose machine guns SeaFox mine disposal system Diver-placed explosive charges

Mine counter measures equipment:

HMS Hurworth is a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel of the British Royal Navy.

HMS Hurworth (M39) On 2 March 2009, she was the centrepiece of the festivities to mark the 800th anniversary of the granting of a freedom charter by King John to Great Yarmouth.[4]

Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington[5]

External links HMS Hurworth Page [6]

[1] [2] [3] [4] HMS Hurworth - Ship's Sponsor (http:/ / www. royalnavy. mod. uk/ server/ show/ nav. 2016) Hunt Class MCMVs (http:/ / www. btinternet. com/ ~warship/ Today/ hunt. htm) http:/ / en. wikipedia. org/ w/ index. php?title=HMS_Hurworth_(M39)& action=edit Warship helps to mark Great Yarmouth charter weekend (http:/ / new. edp24. co. uk/ content/ news/ story. aspx?brand=EDPOnline& category=News& tBrand=EDPOnline& tCategory=news& itemid=NOED01 Mar 2009 19:23:21:970) [5] HMS Hurworth Affiliated with Hurworth-on-Tees Village (http:/ / www. hurworth. org. uk/ hms_hurworth. htm) [6] http:/ / www. royalnavy. mod. uk/ sitecore/ content/ home/ the-fleet/ ships/ patrol-and-minehunters/ hunt-class/ hms-hurworth

Article Sources and Contributors

Article Sources and Contributors

HMS Hurworth (M39) Source: Contributors: AvicAWB, Bellhalla, Brad101, Dawkeye, Emoscopes, Fry1989, HJ Mitchell, Haus, Kbthompson, LilHelpa, MBK004, Miyagawa, Rcbutcher, WikHead, 7 anonymous edits

Image Sources, Licenses and Contributors

File:HMS Hurworth MOD 45151313.jpg Source: License: unknown Contributors: F, HJ Mitchell File:Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Source: License: Public Domain Contributors: AnonMoos, Avicennasis, Bender235, Cycn, Dancingwombatsrule, Ec.Domnowall, Fry1989, Homo lupus, Pumbaa80, Stunteltje, Xiengyod, Yaddah, 3 anonymous edits

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