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Name Official number Flag IMO
CLACTON    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1942  18/12/1941  04/06/1942 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Minesweeper  Steel Steam Turbine 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   439 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 656 disp 174 ft 0 in  28 ft 6 in    8 ft 3 in 
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
2 - Screw. Parsons geared turbines 2000shp giving 16.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Navy     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Minesweeper, Bangor Class, Turbine-engined - J.151
took part in the Dieppe raid in August 1942. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Mined 31/12/1943 
Disposal Detail
31/12/1943 while minesweeping off the East Coast of Corsica she sank after a mine, collected in her sweep wire, exploded on the quarterdeck. 32 lives were lost 
 

 



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