HMS ACASTA SPECIFICATIONS

Ship Details

Nationality

Type

Builder

Yard Number

Ordered

Laid Down

Launched

Commissioned

Motto

Complement 

Displacement

Standard

Full Load 

Dimensions

Length (Waterline)

Length (Overall)

Beam

Draft 

 

Armament

Main Battery

Anti-Aircraft

 


Torpedoes

Anti-Surface

 

 

Radars

Air Search

Surface Search

 

Sonars
 

 

Propulsion

Boilers

Turbines

Shafts

Horsepower

Endurance

Speed

Oil Bunkerage
 

British

A Class destroyer

J. Brown, Clydebank, UK

525

6 March 1928

13 August 1928

8 August 1929

11 February 1930

Memores majoris : 'Remember your ancestors'

138 (higher at the time of sinking)

1.350 tons

1.765 tons

 

 

95,1 m (312')

98,5 m (323')

9,8 m (32,25')

2,6 m (8,5')

 

 

4 x 4,7" (120 mm)/45 cal QF MkIX (4x1) design

2 x 40,5 mm (2pdr) MkII (2 x 1)
8 x 0,5"/62 cal MG MkIII (2 x 4) design. Replaced by 6 x 20 mm/65 cal Oerlikon MkV (single and twin mounts)
1 x 76 mm (12pdr) QF HA MkI added during wartime

8 x 533 mm (21") (2 x 4)

1 ATW Hedgehog 24 round mortar
2 racks for Mk.VIII 300 lb cannister depth charges

 

 

Type 291 Air Warning Radar (1944)

Type 123A Asdic with Electric Gyro Compass
Type 271 P/Q Radars
Type 86TBS aerials

Type 127 "Sword" depth detector

 

 

3 Admiralty 3 drum type

2 geared steam same as builder

2

34.000 shp

5.400 NM at 15 knots

35 Knots

400 tons