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ALYNBANK

 

Nationality:

Britain

Type: Anti-Aircraft ship
Class: ? - two in class
Commissioned:  
Builder: Harland and Wolff, Govan
Originally launched: January, 1925

Dimensions: (in feet and inches)

434' x 54' x 25' 9"
Machinery: 2-shaft diesel motors; 2,500bhp
Speed: 12 knots
Armament:
NUMBER SIZE MOUNTS
8 4" AA 4x2
8 2-pdr. AA 2x4
6 20mm AA 6x1
8 .5" AA 2x4
Compliment:  

 

 

Sister ships:  SPRINGBANK

 

 

Pennant Number:  F.84

 

 

Notes:  During World War II, ALYNBANK was credited with shooting down six enemy aircraft.  She was expended as a blockship on 9 June 1944; salvaged and scrapped at Troon, December, 1945.

 

Pictures

argonaut_1224_alynbank_aa_ship_1941_-_01.jpg (22835 bytes) Argonaut AR 1224
argonaut_1224_alynbank_aa_ship_1941_-_02.jpg (25821 bytes) Argonaut AR 1224
argonaut_1224_alynbank_aa_ship_1941_-_03.jpg (14239 bytes) Argonaut AR 1224