HMS Quorn (M41)

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HMS Quorn (M41)
Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Quorn (M41)
Operator: Royal Navy
Builder: Vosper Thornycroft
Launched: 23 January 1988
Sponsored by: Lady Rosemary Thompson
Commissioned: 1989
Status: in active service, as of 2018
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt class MCMV
Displacement: 750 tons
Length: 60 m
Beam: 9.8 m
Draught: 2.2 m
Propulsion: 2 shaft Napier Deltic diesel, 3,540 shp
Speed: 17 knots
Complement: 45 (6 officers & 39 ratings)
Sensors and
processing systems:
Sonar Type 2193
Armament: 1 × 40 mm Bofors Mark 9, replaced by 1 × 30 mm MSI DS-30B gun
Notes: Mine counter measures equipment:
SeaFox Mine Disposal System
MS 14 Magnetic loop
Sperry MSSA Acoustic generator
K8 Oropesa sweeps
Pennant = M41

HMS Quorn (M41), the third ship of this name, is a Hunt-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy. She was launched on 23 January 1988, the last ship of her class.

On Sunday 18 March 2007, she was presented with the Freedom of the Borough scroll in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.[1]

Hunt Class vessels are the largest vessels built in Glass Reinforced Plastic for the Royal Navy.

Sightings

26-28 August 2010: Quron is the Guard Ship for the Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta 2010. She arrived just after mid day on 26th August, heading up river to Sandquay to take on provisions, before returning to the centre of the port to take up her formal position.

<googlemap version="0.9" lat="50.355921" lon="-3.575706" zoom="15" width="400" height="600" controls="large"> 50.35102, -3.574805 Quorn's mooring as Regatta Guard Ship 50.359946, -3.578153 </googlemap>

Pictures

<flickr limit=8>HMS Quorn</flickr>

Videos

Dartmouth, 26 August 2010

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