HMS Fairfield (1919)

History
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Builder: Clyde Shipbuilding Co
Launched: 30 May 1919
Fate: Sold 3 March 1920 to South American Tours, Buenos Aires
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt-class minesweeper, 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:

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

References

  • Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) [1969]. 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.


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