HMS Kinross was a Hunt-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy. Kinross was a member of the Admiralty's modified design of Hunt-class minesweepers, which are known variously as the Aberdare class or Aberdare group.
Sister ship to HMS Kinross, HMS Aberdare in 1919
|Builder||Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company|
|Launched||4 July 1918|
|Out of service||16 June 1919|
|Fate||Sunk by mine 16 June 1919 in the Aegean Sea|
|Class and type||Hunt-class minesweeper, Aberdare sub-class|
|Length||231 ft (70 m)|
|Beam||28 ft (9 m)|
|Draught||8 ft (2 m)|
|Speed||16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)|
|Range||140 tons coal|
At the time of her loss HMS Kinross' was serving with the Mediterranean Fast Minesweeper Flotilla.
12 members of the ships company were lost, with most casualties incurred in the ships engine & boiler rooms.
- Colledge, J. J.; Warlow, Ben (2006) . Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy (Rev. ed.). London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8.
- Admiralty Estimates for 1919 (appendix) accessed 25 October 2016
- "Caspian Sea and other Royal Navy killed and died, Jan-June 1919".