HMS Bridport (J50)
HMS Bangor, sister ship of Bridport
|Ordered||6 July 1939|
|Builder||Harland and Wolff, Govan, Scotland|
|Laid down||11 September 1939|
|Launched||29 February 1940|
|Commissioned||28 November 1940|
|Class and type||Bangor-class minesweeper|
|Length||162 ft (49.4 m)|
|Beam||28 ft (8.5 m)|
|Draught||8.25 ft (2.51 m)|
|Propulsion||2 shafts, 9-cylinder diesel, 2,000 bhp (1,500 kW)|
|Speed||16 knots (30 km/h)|
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HMS Bridport was a Bangor-class minesweeper built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War. She was built at the William Denny and Brothers shipyard in Dumbarton in 1940, and was sold in 1946 to the Royal Air Force Marine Branch, where she became HMRAFV Bridport and served until 1959, when she was broken up at Plymouth.
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