Girish Mahajan

HMS Bootle (1918)

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Displacement  710 tons
Draught  8 ft (2.4 m)
Length  70 m
Draft  2.4 m
Beam  28 ft (8.5 m)
Launched  11 June 1918
Weight  721.4 tons
Fate  Sold 21 February 1923 to Alloa S Bkg Co. Arrived Charlestown for break up 18 April 1923
Class and type  Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Propulsion  Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp
Builder  Bow, McLachlan and Company

HMS Bootle was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I. She was originally to be named Buckie, but this was changed to avoid any conflict between the vessel name and a coastal location.

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HMS Bootle (1918) Wikipedia


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