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HMS Orwell

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Four ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Orwell, after the River Orwell in Suffolk, England

  • HMS Orwell was a Britomart-class wooden screw gunboat launched in 1866 and sold in 1890.
  • HMS Orwell was a B-class torpedo boat destroyer launched in 1899, purchased in 1901 and sold in 1920.
  • HMS Orwell was an O-class destroyer launched in 1942, converted to a Type 16 frigate in 1952 and sold in 1965.
  • HMS Orwell was a River-class minesweeper launched in 1985. She was sold to Guyana in 2001 and renamed Essequibo.
  • References

    HMS Orwell Wikipedia


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