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HMS Gainsborough (1918)

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Beam  28 ft (8.5 m)
Speed  max 16 knots
Length  70 m
Displacement  644,100 kg
Builder  South Shields
Draught  8 ft (2.4 m)
Launched  12 February 1918
Weight  721.4 tons
Draft  2.4 m
Fate  Sold June 1928 to Alloa Ship Breaking Co
Class and type  Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Propulsion  Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp

HMS Gainsborough was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy ordered towards the end of the First World War. She was initially built as HMS Gorleston, but renamed after the fox hunt of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire before her launch. She was sold in June 1928.

References

HMS Gainsborough (1918) Wikipedia


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