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HMS Ulster (R83)

Summary
HMS Ulster was a U-class destroyer of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom that saw service during World War II. She was later converted into a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number F83. Ulster was the second vessel in Royal Navy history to have that name. With funds gathered through a Naval Savings Campaign in 1942 known as Warship Week, the ship was adopted by the civil community of Ulster's County Down. Specifications HMS Ulster had a displacement of 2091 tons when full and dimensions of long, wide and a draught of . She was powered by 2 Admiralty 3 drum type water boilers, which gave through twin shafts making a top speed of . Her range was . The crew complement was 180 hands. Armaments on the original construction and fitting consisted of: four 4.7-inch Mark IX guns, two 40mm Bofors, six QF 20mm Oerlikons and two quad-mounted 21-inch (533 mm) Mark IX torpedo tubes, as well as radar, sonar and depth charges. Service history
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