H.M.S. Tracker (D 24)


Navy:........................... The Royal Navy

Type:........................... Escort Carrier

Class:.......................... Attacker

Penant:........................ D 24

Built by:....................... Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)

Laid down:.................. 3rd November, 1941

Launched:................... 7th March, 1942

Commissioned:........... 31st January, 1943

Displacement:.............14630 BRT

Length:........................ 465 feet

Complement:.............. 646 men

Armament:.................. 2 4" AA guns (2x1)

....................................14 20mm AA (14x1)

....................................20 Aircraft

Maximum speed:........ 18 Knots

Engines:......................Geared turbines, 1 shaft

Power:.........................8500 HP

End of service:............ 29th November, 1945

 

Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.  Returned to the United States Navy on 29th November 1945.  Stricken by the United States Navy on 2nd November 1946 and sold into merchantile service being renamed Corrientes.  Scrapped in Portugal in August 1964.

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