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HMS Gretna (1918)
Career (UK) Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom
Builder: Joseph R Eltringham, South Shields
Launched: 11 April 1918
Fate: Sold to Alloa Ship Breaking Co, Rosyth
General characteristics
Class & type: Hunt-class minesweeper
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: 1x QF 4 inch forward
QF 12 pounder aft
2x twin 0.303 inch machine guns

HMS Gretna was a Hunt-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy ordered towards the end of World War I.

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