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Name: HUNTLEY
Type: Minesweeper
Keel:
Launched: 18/01/1919
Completed: 1919
Builder: Eltringham's Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 339
Dimensions: 710disp, 231.0 x 28.0 x 8.0(draft)ft
Engines: 2 x VT3cyl, 2200ihp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 1 x 4ins QF gun, 1 x 12pdr QF gun
History:
1919 British Royal Navy
31/01/1941 Sank
Comments: Member of the Hunt Class of minesweepers
Launched as HELMSDALE
31/01/1941: Sunk by bombing off Mersa Matruh


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