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Name Official number Flag IMO
ARBUTUS    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1944  26/01/1944   
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  228 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1348 tons full load 208 ft 3 in oa  33 ft  17 ft 6 in (mld)  14 ft full load 
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-shaft. T.Exp 4cyl (18.5", 31", 38.5", & 38.5" x 30") 2880IHP 16 knots
2-Admiralty 3-drum boilers 225 lbs/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
1944 HMNZS ARBUTUS 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
A Modified Flower class Corvette, Pennant No K.403, (later F.103)

On completion she was transferred on loan to the Royal New Zealand Navy
1948 returned to the Royal Navy
1949 Reserve Fleet at Harwich
 
Remarks
Fitting out completed by J. Brown.  
End year Fate / Status
1951  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Arrived at Dunston on Tyneside in June 1951 to be broken up by Clayton & Davie Ltd 
 

 



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