HMS Arabis (1915)
|Class and type:||Arabis-class sloop|
|Builder:||D. and W. Henderson and Company, Glasgow|
|Launched:||6 November 1915|
|Fate:||Sunk, 10 February 1916|
|Displacement:||1,250 long tons (1,270 t)|
|Beam:||33 ft 6 in (10.21 m)|
|Draught:||11 ft 9 in (3.58 m)|
|Speed:||17 kn (20 mph; 31 km/h)|
|Range:||2,000 nmi (2,300 mi; 3,700 km) at 15 kn (17 mph; 28 km/h) with max. 260 tons of coal|
|Armament:||2 × 1 - QF 4 inch Mk IV guns, BL 4 inch Mk IX guns or QF 4.7 inch Mk IV guns and 2 × 1 - 3-pounders (47 mm) AA.|
She was built by D. and W. Henderson and Company, of Glasgow as Yard No 497, and was launched on 6 November 1915. She was involved in a minesweeping exercise off the Dogger Bank during the night of 10 February 1916, when she was encountered by a flotilla of German destroyers. A brief action followed which led to the torpedoing and sinking of Arabis with the loss of 56 of her crew.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. OCLC 67375475.