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HMS Melpomene (1925) ML  (7th)
Coastal Minelayer

    
This the seventh ship to carry the name HMS Melpomene was a coastal minelayer. Originally a coastal monitor and the only ship to carry the name HMS M31.

Built by Harland & Wolff launched 26-Jun-1915, 170ft long, 31ft wide and displacing 535 tons. Armed with 1 x 9.2in and 1 x 3in guns.

Conversion to a minelayer completed Jan-1921.

Renamed HMS Melpomene, 01-Dec-1925.

Renamed HMS Menelaus 23-Dec-1940.

Broken up Jan-1948.

 

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This page last edited - 25 July, 2012.

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