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Name Official number Flag IMO
ACONITE  181781  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  11/03/1941  21/07/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon Troon  435 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 976 disp 208 ft 3 in  33 ft 0 in    8 ft 10 in 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1 - Screw steam reciprocating, 2880 ihp 16 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty     
Other names
1941 ACONIT - 1947 TERJE 11 - 1953 SOUTHERN TERRIER 
Subsequent owner and registration history
11/1947 United Whalers Ltd, London and allocated ON 181781.
08/1953 Hector Whaling Ltd, London.
08/1960 South Georgia Co Ltd - Chr. Salvesen & Co Ltd, Leith 
Vessel history
Corvette, Flower Class - K.58
Launched for The Admiralty as ACONITE. Handed over to the Free French Navy on completion.
23/07/1941 commissioned as ACONIT.
04/1947 Returned to RN.
11/1947Re-sold mercantile. 
Remarks
Corvette, Flower class K.58 
End year Fate / Status
1967  Broken Up 09/01/1967 
Disposal Detail
9/1/1967 arrived at Bruges for breaking up after a long lay-up. 
 

 



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