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Name: ZINNIA
Type: Minesweeper
Keel:
Launched: 12/08/1915
Completed: 09/1915
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1000
Dimensions: 1250disp, 255.3 x 33.5 x 11.8(draft)ft
Engines: T4cyl, 1800hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 4.0ins, 2 x 1 x 3pdr guns
History:
09/1915 British Royal Navy
19/04/1920 Government of Belgium
1940 Government of Germany; renamed BARBARA
05/1945 Government of Belgium; renamed BREYDEL
1952 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Azalea Class of Sloops
Variously used as minesweeper & patrol frigate


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