HMS Forfar (1918)

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For other ships with the same name, see HMS Forfar.
History
Royal Navy EnsignUnited Kingdom
Builder: Dundee Shipbuilding Company
Launched: 20 August 1918
Fate: Sold March 1922 to Ward, Inverkeithing
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
Armament:
  • 1 × QF 4 inch forward
  • QF 12 pounder aft
  • 2 × twin 0.303 inch machine guns

HMS Forfar was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I. It should not be confused with the auxiliary cruiser HMS Forfar which was torpedoed by U-99 in December 1940.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Loss of HMS Forfar". BBC. 3 November 2003. Retrieved 11 September 2014.