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H.M.S. Speedwell - World War I Postcard

The Great War in Postcards from F.W. Woolworth

The Great War in Postcards, printed and published by F. W. Woolworth & Co. Ltd.

 

HMS Speedwell - a British Warship in the First World War

 

HMS Speedwell

HMS Speedwell was a mine sweeping torpedo-gunboat in the Great War. She had been fitted with the 'A' (Actaeon) sweep in 1908, and was of the Sharpshooter Class, later known as the Gossamer-type.

She survived the Great War and was put up for sale by the Royal Navy in 1919.

 

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