Lady Cynthia circa 1938
History
United Kingdom
Builder: Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company
Launched: 20 March 1919
Fate: Sold 1 December 1921; renamed Lady Cynthia; broken up 1957
General characteristics
Class and type: Hunt class minesweeper (1916), Aberdare sub-class
Displacement: 710 tons
Length: 231 ft (70 m)
Beam: 28 ft (8.5 m)
Draught: 8 ft (2.4 m)
Propulsion: Yarrow-type boilers, Vertical triple-expansion engines, 2 shafts, 2,200 ihp
Speed: max 16 knots
Range: 140 tons coal
Complement: 73 men
Armament:

HMS Barnstaple was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I.

She served as Lady Cynthia after major modifications as a coastal steamship with the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, Canada from 1925 to 1957.

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