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Name: BRYONY
Type: Patrol Frigate or Sloop
Keel: 09/07/1917
Launched: 29/10/1917
Completed: 22/12/1917
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co
Yard: High Walker
Yard Number: 928
Dimensions: 1290disp, 262.3 x 35.0 x 11.5(draft)ft
Engines: T3cyl, 2500hp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 16.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 4.0ins, 1 x 12pdr guns, depth charges
History:
22/12/1917 British Royal Navy
03/04/1938 Broken up
Comments: Member of the Flower Class - Anchusa Type
Designed as Q ships, to look like merchant ships to U-Boats
03/04/1938: Arrived at Cashmore's tard at Newport for breaking up


Photo of BRYONY awaiting sale copyright of National Maritime Museum