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HMS Ekins

Shown here is Ekins at Harwich, in October 1944, as Coastal Forces Control ship. The 3"/50 director, 2" rocket flares on 'B' gun without shield, 2 pdr bowchaser, two extra 20 mm Oerlikons in Bofors position. RN liferafts, extra smokefloats for inshore work, extra D/C racks. Indentations in side were from collision damage just after D-day, off Normandy beaches.

HMS Ekins
Bigbird, Feb 5, 2009
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