Allied Warships

Minesweepers

Hunt class

25 ships


The minesweeper HMS Aberdare of the Royal Navy.

Technical information

TypeMinesweeper
Displacement710 BRT 
Length231 feet 
Complement73 men 
Armament1 4" gun
1 3" AA gun 
Max speed16 knots
EnginesReciprocating (V.T.E.), 2 shafts 
Power2200 IHP 
Notes on classWorld War One vintage minesweepers.
AA armament was increased during the war. 


All ships of the Hunt class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Aberdare (J 49)
HMS Abingdon (J 23) Lost on 5 Apr 1942
HMS Albury (J 41)
HMS Alresford (J 06)
HMS Bagshot (J 57)
HMS Derby (J 90)
HMS Dundalk (J 60) Lost on 17 Oct 1940
HMS Dunoon (J 52) Lost on 30 Apr 1940
HMS Elgin (J 39)
HMS Fareham (J 89)
HMS Fermoy (J 40) Lost on 4 May 1941
HMS Fitzroy (i) (J 03) Lost on 27 May 1942
HMS Harrow (J 61)
HMS Huntley (J 56) Lost on 31 Jan 1941
HMS Kellett (J 05)
HMS Lydd (J 44)
HMS Pangbourne (J 37)
HMS Ross (J 45)
HMS Saltash (J 62)
HMS Saltburn (J 58)
HMS Selkirk (J 18)
HMS Stoke (J 33) Lost on 7 May 1941
HMS Sutton (J 78)
HMS Tedworth (J 32)
HMS Widnes (J 55) Lost on 20 May 1941


25 Minesweepers of the Hunt class. 8 of them were lost.

See all Minesweeper classes.


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