The main engine contractor was G.E.C. with their Rugby yard providing electrical components. Mirrlees Blackstone supplied 3 diesel engines each of 1450bhp for the main propulsion. Scott Lithgow installation No 835. Single screw. 14.39kn on trial. Service speed 13.5kn.
2000 Re-engined. Ruston RK 215 medium speed units were supplied by Ruston Diesels of Newton le Willows.
First port of register
Director of Marine Services, Ministry of Defence, Bath.