United Kingdom
Builder: Dunlop Bremmer, Port Glasgow
Launched: 6 September 1918
Fate: Sold 25 November 1927 to Hughes Bolckow, Blyth, Northumberland
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

HMS Rugby was a Hunt class minesweeper of the Royal Navy from World War I. She was originally to be named HMS Filey, but this was changed to avoid any conflict between the vessel name and a coastal location.

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