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HMS Bluebell (1915)

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Name  HMS Bluebell
Beam  33 ft (10 m)
Launched  24 July 1915
Displacement  1.089 million kg
Fate  Sold on 26 May 1930
Draught  12 ft (3.7 m)
Weight  1,219 tons
Draft  3.7 m
Class and type  Acacia-class minesweeping sloop
Length  250 ft (76 m) p/p 262 ft 6 in (80.01 m) o/a
Builder  Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company

HMS Bluebell was an Acacia-class minesweeping sloop of the Royal Navy launched on 24 July 1915.

The merchant vessel SS Libau (masquerading under the name Aud) was intercepted by Bluebell as she carried arms to Ireland for the Easter Rising in 1916.

Fate

She was sold in May 1930.

References

HMS Bluebell (1915) Wikipedia


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