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by Woody
Tue May 30, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Fairfield 1919 HMS - Minesweeper
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Views: 688

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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: 905

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by Woody
Tue May 30, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Medoc 1930 - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
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Views: 594

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
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Views: 618

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,...
by Woody
Thu May 25, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Scythe 1918 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 2
Views: 914

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by Woody
Mon May 22, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Napier 1940 HMS - Destroyer
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Views: 713

Napier 1940 HMS - Destroyer

HMS Napier Destroyer J, K, and N Class – G97, D.13 Launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 673, on 22/5/1940 and arrived at Ward, Briton Ferry for BU 17/1/1956. 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 boilers...
by Woody
Mon May 22, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Artful 1947 HMS - Submarine
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Views: 628

Artful 1947 HMS - Submarine

HMS Artful Submarine, A Class - P.456, S.96 Laid down 8/6/1944 and launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 623, on 22/5/1947. 23/6/1972 sold to Shipbreaking (Queenborough) Ltd to be broken up at Cairnryan 1120t standard, 1620t normal 279ft 3in oa x 22ft 3in x 17ft 1in max normal load 2-shaft Admiralty ...
by Woody
Sat May 20, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Balbus 1908 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
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Views: 656

Balbus 1908 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Vessel

HMS Balbus Auxiliary Patrol Vessel Launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, Yard No 179, on 19/5/1908 as the tug APAPA for the Government of Southern Nigeria. 1931. Completed as BALBUS. Condemned and scuttled in Middle Creek, Lagos Lagoon by the Marine Department, 30/7/1931 91grt 90 ft x 18.1...
by Woody
Thu May 18, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: LCT.1051 1944 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank
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Views: 639

LCT.1051 1944 HMS - Landing Craft, Tank

HMS LCT. 1051 Landing Craft Tank (4) Built by Fleming & Ferguson Paisley, Yard No 672, in 1944 as a Landing Craft, Tank for the Admiralty. Fate not known 586t displacement 187 ft 3 in x 38 ft 9in x 3 ft 8in forward Engines by Davy. Paxman & Co 2 shaft, 2 × 460 hp diesel engines, giving 8 knots Capac...
by Woody
Sun May 14, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Forceful 1957 - Naval Paddle Tug
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Views: 832

Forceful 1957 - Naval Paddle Tug

Forceful Paddle Tug, Director Class - A.86 Launched by Yarrow Shipbuilders Scotstoun,Yard No 2124, on 14/5/1957. 17/9/1990 arrived at Cairnryan for BU 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 electrically drive...
by Woody
Thu May 11, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Grianaig 1904 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Yacht
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Views: 613

Grianaig 1904 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Yacht

HMS Grianaig Auxiliary Patrol Yacht Hospital Ship WWII HMS Lady Shahrazad - FY.015 Launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 387, on 11/5/1904 as a Steam Yacht for R. Sinclair Scott, Largs. Scrapped in Greece in 1959 435 tons displacement 160ft x 23ft 9in x 14ft 1 screw. T3cyl, 740ihp, giving 12.6 knots ...
by Woody
Thu May 11, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: BD.11 1917 HMS - Boom Defence Vessel
Replies: 2
Views: 727

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by Woody
Fri May 05, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Hasty 1936 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 866

Re: Hasty 1936 HMS - Destroyer

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by Woody
Fri May 05, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Elbe 1897 HMS - Fishery Reserve
Replies: 0
Views: 596

Elbe 1897 HMS - Fishery Reserve

HMS Elbe Fishery Reserve - H358 Launched by Mackie & Thomson Govan, Yard No 151, on 5/5/1897 for the Great Northern Steamship Fishing Company, Hull. Scrapped 1935-36 165 grt 104.2ft x 21ft x 10.7ft 1 screw, T3cyl, 45nhp 14/2/1900 while fishing she collided with, and sank, fleet-mate ENSIGN (Mackie &...
by Woody
Thu May 04, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Obedient 1942 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Obedient 1942 HMS - Destroyer

HMS Obedient Destroyer, O and P Class – G.48, D.248 Laid down 22/4/1940 and launched by William Denny & Brothers Dumbarton, Yard No 1353, on 30/4/1942. Arrived 19/10/1962 at Hughes Bolckow, Blyth for BU. 1540-1550t standard; 2220-2270t deep load 345ft oa x 35ft x 13ft 6in 2 shaft Parsons geared turb...
by Woody
Wed May 03, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Janie Seddon 1901 - Submarine Mining Vessel
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Janie Seddon 1901 - Submarine Mining Vessel

Janie Seddon Submarine Mining Vessel HMNZ Janie Seddon Examination Vessel Built by Fleming & Ferguson Paisley, Yard No 297 in 1901 as a Submarine Mining Vessel for the Royal New Zealand Artillery. 1955 stripped and abandoned, Tasman Bay, NZ. 126 grt 90 ft x 18 ft Twin screw, reciprocating compound e...
by Woody
Wed May 03, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Niger 1945 HMS - Minesweeper
Replies: 0
Views: 614

Niger 1945 HMS - Minesweeper

HMS Niger Minesweeper, Algerine Class, VTE-engined - J.442, M.442 Ordered as HMS Disdain but her name was changed in November 1944, probably when the Canadian order for HMS Niger was cancelled. Laid down 5/11/1944 and launched by Lobnitz & Company Renfrew, Yard No 1076, on 1/5/1945. Arrived at the A...
by Woody
Mon May 01, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Whippingham 1930 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper
Replies: 0
Views: 615

Whippingham 1930 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper

HMS Whippingham Auiliary Paddle Minesweeper - J.136 Auxiliary AA Vessel - 4.404 Launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 642, on 1/5/1930 as a Paddle Steamer for the Southern Railway Company, Portsmouth. Scrapped in Belgium 1963 825 grt 250 ft oa x 30.1 ft x 10.5 ft Side Paddle, Steam Compound Diagonal ...
by Woody
Mon May 01, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Wanderer 1919 HMS - Destroyer
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Views: 555

Wanderer 1919 HMS - Destroyer

HMS Wanderer Destroyer, Modified W Class – D.74 Laid down 7/8/1918 and launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No: 586, on 1/5/1919. Sold to BISCO on 31/1/1946 for BU by Hughes Bolcow, Blyth and towed to the yard later that year. 1325t normal; 1508t deep load 312ft oa x 29ft 6in x 10ft 6in 2 shaft Brown-C...
by Woody
Mon May 01, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Her Majesty 1885 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper
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Views: 558

Her Majesty 1885 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper

HMS Her Majesty Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper - 554 Launched by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow, Yard No 335, on 1/5/1885 as an Iron Paddle Steamer for the Southampton Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, Southampton. Scrapped in 1940 235 grt 185 ft 2in x 20 ft 1in x 8 ft...
by Woody
Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Alacrity 1900 HMS - Admiralty Yacht
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Views: 816

Alacrity 1900 HMS - Admiralty Yacht

HMS Alacrity ex Mlada Armed Boarding Vessel and Admiralty Yacht Launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 365, on 30/4/1900 as a the private steam yacht Margarita for A.J.Drexel (American Banker). BU 10/7/1939. 1830 grt; 867 nrt 341ft x 36ft x 17ft Engines by Greenock Foundary Company Greenock Twin screw...
by Woody
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Salvigil 1945 HMS - Ocean Salvage Vessel
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Views: 651

Salvigil 1945 HMS - Ocean Salvage Vessel

HMS Salvigil Ocean Salvage Vessel, King Salvor Class – A.501 RFA Salvigil Laid down 23/6/1944 and launched by William Simons & Co Renfrew, Yard No 772, on 30/4/1945. Scrapping commenced by Messrs Vernicos, Perama on 12/10/1972 1111grt 217 ft oa x 37.9 ft x 13 ft 2-shaft, Reciprocating VTE, 1,500 IHP...
by Woody
Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Aberdare 1918 HMS - Minesweeper
Replies: 0
Views: 503

Aberdare 1918 HMS - Minesweeper

HMS Aberdare Minesweeper, Aberdare Class – 3450, J.49 Launched by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Yard No 334, on 29/4/1918, and sold 13/3/1947. for scrapping 800t normal 231ft x 28ft 6in x 7ft 6in 2-shaft, TE, 2 Yarrow boilers, Coal, 2,200ihp giving 16 knots 1 x 4in QF, and 1 x 12pdr AA. Crew 74 Comple...
by Woody
Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Glentham 1957 HMS - Inshore Minesweeper
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Views: 472

Glentham 1957 HMS - Inshore Minesweeper

HMS Glentham Inshore Minesweeper, Ham Class - M.2631 Launched by Ardrossan Dockyard, Yard No 421, on 29/4/1957. 1/4/1966 sold to Kiaw Alk & Co, Jurong Singapore for BU 120t normal; 159t deep load 106ft 6in oa x 21ft x 5ft 6in 2 shaft, 2 Davey Paxman 12cyl diesels, 1100bhp giving 14 knots. (9 knots w...
by Woody
Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Kylemore 1897 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper
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Views: 524

Kylemore 1897 HMS - Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper

HMS Kylemore Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper - 576 WWII Auxiliary Paddle Minesweeper Netlayer Ordered by Captain John Williamson as Kylemore and launched by Russell & Co Port Glasgow, Yard No: 418, on 28/4/1897 as a Paddle Steamer. Bombed and sunk 21/8/1940 319 grt 200ft x 24ft x 7ft Side paddle, 2Cyl ...
by Woody
Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Petronel 1918 RFA - Spirit Carrier
Replies: 2
Views: 606

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by Woody
Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Scout 1918 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 542

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by Woody
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: LST 3032 1945 - Landing Ship, Tank
Replies: 0
Views: 463

LST 3032 1945 - Landing Ship, Tank

HMS LST 3032 Landing Ship, Tank, Mk III Launched by Charles Connell & Company Scotstoun, Yard No F2, on 27/4/1945. Scrapped at Porto Alegre, Brazil in October 1959 2300t light; 4980t deep load 347ft oa x 55ft 3in x 12ft 5in Engined by Rowan 2-shaft, VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 5500ihp givi...
by Woody
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: LST 3043 1945 HMS - Landing Ship, Tank
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Views: 583

LST 3043 1945 HMS - Landing Ship, Tank

HMS LST 3043 Landing Ship, Tank, Mk III HMS Messina Launched by Scotts Greenock, Yard No 634, on 27/4/1945 and scrapped at Vigo 1980 2300t light; 4980t deep load 347ft oa x 55ft 3in x 12ft 5in 2-shaft, VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum boilers, oil, 5500ihp giving 13.5 knots 10 x 20mm (4 x 2, and 2 x 1) 15 x ...
by Woody
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Gibraltar 1892 HMS - Protected Cruiser
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: Gibraltar 1892 HMS - Protected Cruiser

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by Woody
Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Veteran 1918 HMS - Destroyer
Replies: 1
Views: 451

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by Woody
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Verulam 1943 HMS - Destroyer
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Views: 502

Verulam 1943 HMS - Destroyer

HMS Verulam Destroyer, S,T,U,V and W Class - R.28, D.28 Frigate, Type 15 - F.29 Laid down 26/6/1942, and launched by Fairfield Govan, Yard No 704, on 22/4/1943. Arrived at Newport 23/10/1972 for BU 1780-1810t actual; 2505 -2545 deep load 362ft 9in oa x 35ft 8in x 14ft 6in mean deep load 2-shaft Pars...
by Woody
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: RN Warships and Auxiliaries built on the Clyde
Topic: Aire 1943 HMS - Frigate
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Views: 495

Aire 1943 HMS - Frigate

HMS Aire Frigate, River Class – K.262 HMS Tamar Depot Ship Laid down 12/6/1942 and launched by Fleming & Ferguson Paisley, Yard No 597, on 22/4/1943. Wrecked 20/12/1946 1370t displacement 301ft 4in oa x 36ft 8in x 12ft 9in deep load 2-shaft VTE, 2 Admiralty 3-drum Boilers, oil, 5,500ihp giving 20 kn...

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