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HMCS Curlew

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Name  Curlew
Beam  20 ft (6.1 m)
Complement  23
Length  35 m
Displacement  167,800 kg
Builder  Polson Iron Works Limited
Fate  Sold, 1921
Draught  11 ft (3.4 m)
Launched  1892
Weight  188 tons
Draft  3.4 m
HMCS Curlew
Speed  10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph)

HMCS Curlew was a commissioned minesweeper of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) that served in the First World War. Built as a fisheries patrol vessel for the Department of Marine and Fisheries, Curlew served on the East Coast. Along with sister ships CGS Constance and CGS Petrel, Curlew was fitted with mine sweeping gear in 1912. Both vessels were taken into naval service after the outbreak of war in 1914, and were used for patrol or examination duties. Curlew was sold in 1921.

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HMCS Curlew Wikipedia


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