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HMS Ascot (1916)
Career RN Ensign
Name: HMS Ascot
Builder: Ailsa Shipbuilding Company
Launched: 26 January 1916
Fate: Sunk, 10 November 1918
General characteristics
Class & type: Racecourse-class minesweeper
Displacement: 810 long tons (820 t)
Length: 235 ft (72 m)
Beam: 29 ft (8.8 m)
58 ft (18 m) at the paddles
Draught: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Installed power: 1,400 ihp (1,000 kW)
Propulsion: Inclined compound
cylindrical return tube
Speed: 15 kn (17 mph; 28 km/h)
Capacity: 156 long tons (159 t) coal
Complement: 50
Armament: 2 × 12-pounder guns

HMS Ascot was a Racecourse-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy. The Racecourse-class comprised 32 paddlewheel coastal minesweeping sloops.

She was the last ship to be sunk in the First World War on 10 November 1918, the day before the announcement of the armistice. She was torpedoed by UB-67 off the Farne Islands.

She lies at a depth of 60 metres, at 55°37′9.24″N 001°29′8.60″W / 55.6192333°N 1.485722°W / 55.6192333; -1.485722Coordinates: 55°37′9.24″N 001°29′8.60″W / 55.6192333°N 1.485722°W / 55.6192333; -1.485722.

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