HMS Folkestone (L22)
|Class and type:||Hastings-class sloop|
|Builder:||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne|
|Laid down:||21 May 1929|
|Launched:||12 February 1930|
|Commissioned:||25 June 1930|
|Fate:||Sold 22 May 1947
broken up November 1947
|Length:||250 ft (76 m)|
|Beam:||34 ft (10 m)|
|Speed:||16 knots at 2,000 hp|
|Notes:||Pennant number L22 (later U22)|
HMS Folkestone was a Hastings class sloop of the Royal Navy that saw action in World War II. She was built by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. of Wallsend-on-Tyne, laid down on 21 May 1929 and launched on 12 February 1930. She was commissioned on 25 June 1930 under the pennant number L22/U22.
She was sold on 22 May 1947 and broken up in November that year by Ward, of Milford Haven.
- Hague, Arnold. Sloops: A History of the 71 Sloops Built in Britain and Australia for the British, Australian and Indian Navies.