River Class Frigates

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Barcoo,Barwon,Burdekin,Diamantina,Gascoyne,Hawkesbury,Lachlan,Macquarie). Laid down 1942–43, launched 1943–45; displacement 1420 tons; length 301.5 feet; beam 36.5 feet; speed 19–20 knots; armament 2 ×4-inch guns, 10 ×20-mm anti-aircraft guns (later Hedgehog anti-submarine weapons and depth-charge throwers).


Subjects: Military History.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.