HMS Cupar (1918)
HMS Cupar was a Hunt-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I. She was originally to be named Rosslare, but was renamed before launch to avoid possible misunderstandings of having vessels named after coastal locations.
|Builder:||A McMillan & Son, Dumbarton|
|Launched:||27 March 1918|
|Fate:||Sunk 5 May 1919 by a mine in the North Sea off the Tyne|
|Class and type:||Hunt-class minesweeper, Aberdare sub-class|
|Length:||231 ft (70 m)|
|Beam:||28 ft (9 m)|
|Draught:||8 ft (2 m)|
|Speed:||16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph) max|
|Range:||140 tons coal|
- Cupar, Fife, Scotland
- Admiralty Estimates for 1919 (appendix) accessed 25 October 2016
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . 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.