HMS Vansittart as escort

HMS Vansittart as escort
Here we see the Admiralty Modified W Class Destroyer HMS Vansittart after her 1943 refit which turned her into a long range escort by removing the forward boiler room and smoke stack to make room for more fuel.
British Destroyers From Earliest Days to the Second World War, Norman Friedman. A very detailed look at the design of British destroyers from their earliest roots as torpedo boat destroyers, though the First World War and up to the start of the Second World War, supported by vast numbers of plans and well chosen photographs [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (30 June 2018), HMS Vansittart as escort , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_vansittart_as_escort.html

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