This is what i was referring to.
These ships were built between 1942 and 1945 and were fitted with magnectic, acoustic, and mechanical sweeping equipment
. It would seem that this class of ship developed from the Halcyon class of minesweeper of the 1930's still retaining some of their general appearance. These ships, having been built in the U.K. and Canada, later served in the Canadian and most Western Alliance Navys.
Details of the kit
Scale 1/96 Length 762m Beam 120mm Sailing weight 2.21kgs
is based on a plated fibre glass hull. All decks
are LASER CUT 1.5MM HIPS SHEET and superstructure is in 1mm printed plastic sheet format with turret, funnel, boats etc in vacformed plastic. Weapons and fine detail fittings are in cast in light alloy, and all larger items
are cast in lightweight plastic. Stanchions and ladders for that extra fine detail are in etched brass. Propshafts and tubes are included in this kit along with the rudder and tiller arm. THE FULL SIZE PLAN is from the D McGregor range. With its twin screws
and twin motors and short length/beam ratio this makes into one of the busiest little models
in our range and she has all the outstanding handling qualities of her bigger and full size sister. The close range weapons
fit on this model
are 4 40mm bofors guns. The kit contains a comprehensive set of instructions.