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Name Official number Flag IMO
HECLA    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  14/03/1940  12/1940 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval   Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
John Brown & Co Ltd., Clydebank Clydebank  560 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 10850 disp 621 ft 2in oa  66 ft    20 ft 7in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
2 shaft Parsons geared turbines, 4 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 7500shp giving 17 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Destroyer Depot Ship, Tyne Class  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Torpedoed 06/01/1941 
Disposal Detail
1941 torpedoed by U515 off Morocco. West of Gibraltar Straits.
556 of her crew were rescued; twelve killed and 273 reported missing, presumed killed 
 

 



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