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Sunday, 6 June 2010

H.M.S. STAFFA

Ship No 324

An order for an armed trawler of the “Isle Class”

Primarily used for “Minesweeping” duties.

She was to be the leader of a minesweeping flotilla working the very dangerous coastal waters of Greece, and had many adventures during this campaign.

She was 463 tons, with an overall length of 150 feet, with a beam of 27 feet and 6 inches, and a draught of 14 feet and 6 inches.

She was launched from the yard on 15th of June 1942.

(Read more about H.M.S. Staffa at Leith Built Ships on War Service.)

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