Samiksha Jaiswal

HMS Cupar (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  27 March 1918
Weight  721.4 tons
Builder  A McMillan & Son
Fate  Sunk 5 May 1919 by a mine in the North Sea off the Tyne
Class and type  Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Propulsion  Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp

HMS Cupar was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I. She was originally to be named Rosslare, but was renamed before launch to avoid possible misunderstandings of having vessels named after coastal locations.

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HMS Cupar (1918) Wikipedia


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