HMS Bury (1919)

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Royal Navy EnsignUnited Kingdom
Builder: Joseph R Eltringham, South Shields
Launched: 17 May 1919
Fate: Sold 20 January 1923 to J Smith
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Displacement: 710 tons
Length: 231 ft (70 m)
Beam: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Draught: 8 ft (2.4 m)
Propulsion: Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp
Speed: max 16 knots
Range: 140 tons coal
Complement: 73 men

HMS Bury was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I.

A second HMS Bury served in World War II; it escorted convoy ONS-92 and rescued survivors from ships sunk by Wolf pack Hecht

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