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Name: TUBEROSE
Type: Patrol Frigate or Sloop
Keel:
Launched: 16/11/1917
Completed: 01/1918
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1044
Dimensions: 1290disp, 262.3 x 35.0 x 11.5(draft)ft
Engines: T3cyl, 2500hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 4.0ins, 1 x 12pdr guns, depth charges
History:
01/1918 British Royal Navy
15/01/1923 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Flower Class - Anchusa Type
Designed as Q ships, to look like merchant ships to U-Boats
15/01/1923: Sold for breaking up by Unity Shipbreaking Co, Plymouth