Mole 1909 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Boat

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Mole 1909 HMS - Auxiliary Patrol Boat

Post by Woody » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:07 am

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 x 6in gun

Completed in July 1909 for work in Lagos Harbour
September 1914 requisitioned for use as an Auxiliary Patrol Boat in West Africa armed with a 6in gun
1915 to War Office, Mesopotamia
Hall’s book on the Water Transport in Mesopotamia has her captured from the Turks.
1924 Returned to the Government of Nigeria

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