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by Woody
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: L.55 1918 HMS - Submarine
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: L.55 1918 HMS - Submarine

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Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Golden Hind 1931 - Barrage Balloon Vessel
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Views: 70

Golden Hind 1931 - Barrage Balloon Vessel

Golden Hind Barrage Balloon Vessel Launched by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow, Yard No 533, on 25/4/1931 as the Motor Schooner Yacht Golden Hind for Commander Kitson, Loch Hourn. Fate not known 144 tons Engine by Gleniffer Engines Ltd., Glasgow 87.7 ft x 20 ft x 11 ft 1 screw, M4cyl oil 4SA (6 x 7...
by Woody
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Fierce 1945 HMS - Minesweeper
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Views: 76

Fierce 1945 HMS - Minesweeper

HMS Fierce Minesweeper, Algerine Class, VTE-engined - J.453 Laid down 26/11/1944 and launched by Lobnitz & Company Renfrew, Yard No 1077, on 11/9/1945. Scrapped at Gateshead, 2/8/1959 950-1030t standard; 1235-1325t deep load 225ft oa x 35ft 6in x 10ft 9in deep load 2 shaft VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum bo...
by Woody
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Alacrity 1944 HMS - Sloop
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: Alacrity 1944 HMS - Sloop

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Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Cheshire 1927 HMS - Armed Merchant Cruiser
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Views: 73

Cheshire 1927 HMS - Armed Merchant Cruiser

HMS Cheshire Armed Merchant Cruiser – F18 Troopship Launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 620, on 20/4/1927 as a Passenger Vessel for the Bibby Line Ltd, Liverpool. Scrapped at Newport, South Wales in 1957 10550 grt 483.6ft x 60.3ft x 31.8ft Twin Screw, Sulzer Diesel Engines 2CSA 16cyl giving 15 knot...
by Woody
Fri Aug 11, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Hardinge 1900 RIMS - Troopship
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Views: 101

Hardinge 1900 RIMS - Troopship

RIMS Hardinge Troopship Armed Merchant Cruiser. Launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 415 on 11/8/1900 as a troopship for the Royal Indian Marine. Sold in 1930. 6,520 tons 423ft 6in x 51ft 6in x 19ft single screw, TE, 9800ihp giving 19 knots 6 x 4.7in and 6 x 3pdr. Operated Nieuport VI seaplanes when...
by Woody
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Lyons 1885 HMS - Q Ship
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Re: Lyons 1885 HMS - Q Ship

I believe the label is wrong and this is La Nina ,ex Lyons, with Crocodile and Marsden ahead
by Woody
Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Ulleswater 1917 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: Ulleswater 1917 HMS - Destroyer

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by Woody
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Aquitania 1913 HMS - Armed Merchant Cruiser
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Views: 142

Aquitania 1913 HMS - Armed Merchant Cruiser

HMS Aquitania Armed Merchant Cruiser – MI.56 Troopship HMHS Aquitania Military Hospital Ship launched by John Brown Clydebank, Yard No 409, on 21/4/1913 as a Transatlantic Liner for the Cunard Steam-Ship Company, Liverpool. Arrived for Scrapping at Faslane on 21/02/1950 45647 grt 901ft x 97ft x 36ft...
by Woody
Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Empire Shackleton 1941 - CAM Ship
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Views: 176

Empire Shackleton 1941 - CAM Ship

Empire Shackleton CAM Ship Launched by Lithgows Ltd. Port Glasgow, Yard No 953, on 23/7/1941 as a General Cargo Ship for the Ministry of War Transport. 29/12/1942 sunk by gunfire after being torpedoed. 7068 grt 432.7 ft x 56.2 ft x 34.2 ft Engines by Rankin & Blackmore, Greenock 1 screw, T3cyl, 436 ...
by Woody
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Hye Leong 1882 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
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Views: 160

Hye Leong 1882 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel

HMS Hye Leong Auxiliary Patrol Vessel Launched by Blackwood and Gordon, Port Glasgow Yard No 178, on 29/9/1882 as an iron passenger cargo coaster for Lee Keng Yong, Singapore. She carried deck passengers. Scrapped in Singapore 6/7/1926 492 grt 180.6 ft x 25 ft x 12 ft C.2-cyl. (28” & 50” x 30”) 114 ...
by Woody
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Empress 1888 - Tender
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Views: 161

Empress 1888 - Tender

Empress Requisitioned Paddle Tender Launched by Napier Shanks & Bell Yoker, Yard No 44, on 6/11/1888 as a Paddle Steamer for the Loch Lomond Steamboat Company. Scrapped in 1933 229 tons 165 ft x 20.1 ft x 6.3 ft Engines by D Rowan Glasgow Side Paddle, steam, simple diagonal engine, 2 cylinders. 120 ...
by Woody
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Sladen 1884 RIMS - River Gunboat
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Views: 147

Sladen 1884 RIMS - River Gunboat

RIMS Sladen River Gunboat Launched by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton, Yard No 298, on 8/12/1884 as the PS Tulouyungjingyaw, a 2 deck River Steamer for the King of Burma. Delivered in three sections. Fate not known 237grt 160 ft x 24 ft x 5 ft Paddle, Steam compound, (25 & 43 – 42)in., 1 SE Boile...
by Woody
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Gelert 1881 HMS - Harbour Defence Patrol Craft
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Views: 141

Gelert 1881 HMS - Harbour Defence Patrol Craft

HMS Gelert Harbour Defence Patrol Craft Launched by John Fullerton & Company Paisley, Yard No 44, on 14/6/1881 as a Steam Yacht for A.Wood, Conway. Fate not known 122t 105.7 ft x 16 ft x 9.1 ft engine by De Winton & Co, Carnarvon. 1-screw, .C2Cyl,,I. (14 & 27 - 20in). 80lb. 36nhp Armed By 1884 John ...
by Woody
Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Lapwing 1943 HMS - Sloop
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Lapwing 1943 HMS - Sloop

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by Woody
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Fife 1964 HMS - Guided Missile Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Fife 1964 HMS - Guided Missile Destroyer

HMS Fife Guided Missile Destroyer, County Class - D.06 Laid down 31/05/1962 as part of the second order and launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 817, on 9/7/1964. Scrapped at Aliaga, Turkey arriving 28/2/2007. 6200t normal; 6800t full load 521ft 6in oa x 54ft x 20ft 6in max 2-shaft COSAG geared stea...
by Woody
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Northbrook 1907 RIM - Troopship
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Views: 151

Northbrook 1907 RIM - Troopship

RIM Northbrook Troopship and AMC Launched by John Brown Clydebank, Yard No 375, on 6/7/1907 as a Troopship for the Royal Indian Marine and paid off 1923. 5,820 tons 360ft x 52ft x 18ft 2 screw, 700hp giving 16 knots 6 x 4,7in, and 6 x 3pdr. She operated a Short 184 Seaplane whilst in the Red Sea in ...
by Woody
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Lhasa 1904 RIM - Auxiliary Patrol Boat
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Views: 137

Lhasa 1904 RIM - Auxiliary Patrol Boat

RIM Lhasa Auxiliary Patrol Boat Launched by William Denny & Bros, Dumbarton, Yard No 729, on 13/7/1904 as a Passenger Cargo ship for the British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd.. Second quarter 1926 scrapped by Boolam Hoosein Essajee, Bombay 2171 grt 276 ft x 44.1 ft x 16.6 ft 3 screws, 3 x Parsons St...
by Woody
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Salvage King 1924 HMS - Rescue Tug
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Views: 154

Salvage King 1924 HMS - Rescue Tug

HMS Salvage King Rescue Tug Launched by Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley, Yard No 418 in the 4th quarter of 1924 as a Salvage Tug for the Pacific Salvage Co. Ltd., Victoria BC. 12/9/1940 stranded and wrecked 1.5 miles North of Duncansby Head, Scotland 1164grt 186.3 ft x £6.2.ft x 16.2 ft 1 screw, ...
by Woody
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Clyde-Built Ships: Photography
Topic: River Steamer
Replies: 0
Views: 165

River Steamer

Can anyone ID this vessel Please?
by Woody
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Badger 1911 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Re: Badger 1911 HMS - Destroyer

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by Woody
Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: St Ives 1945 - Naval Bucket Dredger
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Views: 188

St Ives 1945 - Naval Bucket Dredger

St Ives Naval Bucket Dredger Launched as Empire Mammoth by Fleming & Ferguson, Paisley;Yard No 708, on 6/7/1945 as a Bucket Dredger for the Ministry of War Transport. 27/12/1972 capsized under tow. 938 grt 195 ft x 40.1 ft x 12.5 ft 1-screw. T3Cyl. (15, 24 & 39 - 24)in. 180lb. 132MN. Completed Novem...
by Woody
Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Kheti 1927 - Armament Stores Issuing Ship
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Views: 159

Kheti 1927 - Armament Stores Issuing Ship

MV Kheti ASIS – 149644, B.541 Launched by Caird & Co. Ltd. Yard No 800, on 31/8/1927 as a general Cargo Ship for Moss S.S. Co. Ltd. - James Moss & Co ., Liverpool. 09/10/1967 foundered 30 miles S of Pantellaria 2766 grt 330.7 ft x 47.3 ft x 19.4 ft Engines: Harland Wolff Ltd. Glasgow 1-screw, Oil en...
by Woody
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Nizam 1940 HMS - Destroyer
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Views: 154

Nizam 1940 HMS - Destroyer

HMS Nizam Destroyer J, K, and N Class – G38, D.15 Launched by John Brown Clydebank, Yard No 563, on 4/7/1940. 16/11/1955 arrived at Ward’s Yard, Grays for BU. 1760-1773t; 2330-2384t deep load 356ft 6in oa x 35ft 8in x 13ft 8in mean deep load 2-shaft Parsons geared turbines, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boiler...
by Woody
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Pomerol 1930 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Pomerol 1930 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel

Pomerol Auxiliary Patrol Vessel - P.25 Launched by D & W Henderson Ltd Glasgow, Yard No 903, on 12/6/1930 as a Cargo Vessel for Worms et Cie. Paris. 18/9/1974 wrecked at Puerto Castilla, Honduras 1167 grt 245 ft 5in x 34 ft x 15ft steam, triple exp, 3cy, giving 9 knots 4 x 100mm guns, 2 x 37mm AA gu...
by Woody
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: LCT 113 1941 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank
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Views: 143

LCT 113 1941 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank

HMS LCT 113 Landing Craft, Tank Mk II NSC(L) 25 Launched by William Hamilton & Co Port Glasgow, on 3/7/1941. Fate not known 460t loaded 159 ft 11in oa x 31ft x 5ft 4in mean load 3-shaft Napier Petrol engines, 1050bhp giving 11 knots 32 had diesel engines: Some had 2-shaft Paxman diesel, 860bhp givin...
by Woody
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Tyrian 1919 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Re: Tyrian 1919 HMS - Destroyer

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by Woody
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Favourite 1958 - Naval Paddle Tug
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Views: 165

Favourite 1958 - Naval Paddle Tug

Favourite Paddle Tug, Director Class - A.87 Launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, Yard No 422, on 1/7/1958. Scrapped at Gijon, Spain arriving 11/1/1980 473 grt 157 ft x 60 ft x 11 ft Side paddle, Diesel electric, 4 x Paxman Diesel 12 YHAXZ, 1623bhp, giving 13 knots The paddles were electri...
by Woody
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Champion 1878 HMS - Corvette
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Re: Champion 1878 HMS - Corvette

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by Woody
Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Puma 1954 HMS - Frigate
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Views: 178

Puma 1954 HMS - Frigate

HMS Puma Frigate, Leopard Class or Type 41 Anti-Aircraft Frigate - F.34 Laid down 16/11/1953 and launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 664, on 30/6/1954. Arrived at Blyth 10/12/1976 for BU by C.F.Booth 2300t normal, 2520t deep load 340ft oa x 40ft x 11ft 10in 2-shaft, 8 x ASRI diesels, 14,400bhp givi...
by Woody
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Sayonara 1880 HMS - Armed Yacht
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Views: 192

Sayonara 1880 HMS - Armed Yacht

HMS Sayonara Armed Yacht - 035 Launched by Robert Steele & Company, Yard No 111, on 24/6/1880 as the Iron, Schooner Rigged, Steam Yacht, Catarina, for James Houldsworth, Glasgow. Foundered near Ras el Fasori, Syria on 23/1/1942 455grt 186.4ft x 26.1ft x 15.8ft Single screw, steam, C.2Cy, 91nhp 2 x 3...
by Woody
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Chivelstone 1898 - Salvage Vessel
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Views: 195

Chivelstone 1898 - Salvage Vessel

Chivelstone Salvage Ship - DW.16 Launched by William Simons & Co. Ltd., Yard No 354, on 13/12/1898 as a Salvage Vessel for the Admiralty. 1986 scrapped at St. Davids on the River Forth. 194 grt 104.9 ft x 2http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/index.php 4.7 ft x 10 ft 1 screw, C2cyl 1939 to James A. Whi...
by Woody
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Mole 1909 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Boat
Replies: 0
Views: 190

Mole 1909 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Boat

HMS Mole Auxiliary Patrol Boat Grab Hopper Dredger Launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, Yard No 187, on 22/6/1909 as a Grab Hopper Dredger for the Government of Southern Nigeria, Lagos. Scrapped in 1948 206 grt 109.6 ft x 24.1 ft x 8.8 ft 2 screw 2 x C2cyl. 400ihp Machinery Belt driven 1 ...
by Woody
Mon Jun 05, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Centaur 1924 AHS - Hospital Ship
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Views: 244

Centaur 1924 AHS - Hospital Ship

HMAS Centaur Transport AHS Centaur Australian Hospital Ship No 47 Launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 524, on 5/6/1924 as a Passenger Cargo Vessel for A. Holt & Coy. (Ocean Steam Ship Co Blue Funnel). Torpedoed & Sunk on 14/5/1943 3066 grt 315.7 ft x 48.2 ft x 21.5 ft 6-cyl. 4 S.C.S. A. (640 x 1300...
by Woody
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: LCT.114 1941 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank
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Views: 228

LCT.114 1941 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank

HMS LCT.114 Landing Craft, Tank Mk II NSC(L) 26 Launched by Lobnitz & Company Renfrew, Yard No 1043, on 4/6/1941. Sold in 1946 460t loaded 159 ft 11in oa x 31ft x 5ft 4in mean load 3-shaft Napier Petrol engines, 1050bhp giving 11 knots 2 x 2pdr pompom and 2 x 20mm 3 x 49t or 6 x 18t tanks Crew 12 Co...
by Woody
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Highflyer 1898 HMS - Cruiser
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Highflyer 1898 HMS - Cruiser

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by Woody
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Durban 1919 HMS - Light Cruiser
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Views: 302

Durban 1919 HMS - Light Cruiser

HMS Durban Light Cruiser, Danae Class, 2nd group – 99, I.99, D.99 Launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No: 496, on 29/5/1919 and scuttled 9/6/1944 as part of the breakwater of the Mulberry Harbour. 4970t normal, 5870t deep load 471ft oa x 45ft 6in x 16ft 6in 2 shaft Brown-Curtis geared turbines, 6 Yarr...
by Woody
Thu Jun 01, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Shark 1943 (HMS) - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Re: Shark 1943 (HMS) - Destroyer

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by Woody
Wed May 31, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Burnet 19434 HMS - Corvette
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Views: 209

Burnet 19434 HMS - Corvette

HMS Burnet Corvette, Modified Flower Class - K.348 HMIS Gondwana Laid down 26/2/1943 and launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, on 31/5/1943. Deleted 1984 980-1000t standard; 1350-1370 deep load 208ft 4in oa x 33ft 2in x 14ft 6in deep load Engines by J G Kincaid & Co Ltd Greenock 1 shaft, V...
by Woody
Tue May 30, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Fairfield 1919 HMS - Minesweeper
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Re: Fairfield 1919 HMS - Minesweeper

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by Woody
Tue May 30, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Balsam 1942 HMS - Corvette
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: Balsam 1942 HMS - Corvette

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Tue May 30, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Medoc 1930 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
Replies: 0
Views: 236

Medoc 1930 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel

Medoc Auxiliary Patrol Vessel - P.24 Launched by D & W Henderson Ltd Glasgow, Yard No 902 , on 30/5/1930 as a Cargo Vessel for Worms et Cie. Paris. 26/11/1940 sunk in the English Channel by an aerial torpedo 1167 grt 237.3 ft x 34.1 ft x 14.7ft 1-screw, T3cyl, 188nhp giving 9 knots 4 x 100mm guns, 2...
by Woody
Sun May 28, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Mahanadi 1892 RIM - Auxiliary Patrol Boat
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Mahanadi 1892 RIM - Auxiliary Patrol Boat

Mahanadi RIM Auxiliary Patrol Boat Launched by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd Troon, Yard No 32, on 28/5/1892 as a Passenger cargo ship for the Bombay Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., Bombay. Scrapped in Bombay 1st quarter 1927 1190grt 227 ft x 32.8 ft x 13.5 ft Engine by Dunsmuir & Jackson Ltd. Govan 1-screw,...

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