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HMS Burslem (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  April 1918
Weight  721.4 tons
Builder  Ayrshire Dockyard Company
Fate  Sold 19 May 1928 to Ward, Inverkeithing
Class and type  Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Propulsion  Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp

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

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HMS Burslem (1918) Wikipedia


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