Eighth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla (Royal Navy)

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The Eighth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla was a formation of fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy that operated out of Queenstown late in the war.


February, 1919 – X

The formation is based at Queenstown alongside the Twenty-fourth Fleet Sweeping Flotilla.[1]

Operating from Queenstown
Paddle Sweepers
Sandown(S.N.O.) Epsom Eridge Hurst

Senior Officers


  1. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 16 and Supplements through X.


  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.

See Also

British Minesweeping Formations
Minesweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Fourth
Fleet Sweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Sixth | Seventh | Eighth | Ninth | Tenth
Eleventh | Twelfth | Thirteenth | Fifteenth | Sixteenth | Eighteenth | Nineteenth
Twentieth | Twenty-first | Twenty-second | Twenty-third | Twenty-fourth