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HMS Sandown

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Three ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Sandown. Sandown is a seaside resort on the Isle of Wight, England.

  • HMS Sandown (1916), one of 24 Racecourse class paddle wheel minesweepers, and was launched in 1916 and broken up in 1923.
  • HMS Sandown (1934), a paddle wheel ferry built in 1934 for Southern Railway's Portsmouth—Ryde service but requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939 and converted to a minesweeper, and later in 1942 to an anti-aircraft ship. She was converted back to a ferry in 1945 and was scrapped in 1956.
  • HMS Sandown (M101) was a Sandown class minehunter launched in 1988 and transferred to the Estonian Navy in 2007 as EML Admiral Cowan.
  • References

    HMS Sandown Wikipedia


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