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Name: ACACIA
Type: Minesweeper & Sloop
Keel: 13/01/1915
Launched: 15/04/1915
Completed: 27/05/1915
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 986
Dimensions: 1134disp - 1269disp, 250.0 x 33.0 x 10.5(draft)ft
Engines: T4cyl (18, 29 & 33, 33 x 30ins), 1996ihp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 12pdr, 2 x 1 x 3pdr guns
History:
27/05/1915 British Royal Navy
06/09/1922 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Acacia Class of Sloops
Variously used as minesweeper, patrol frigate & escort
Also used as a Kite Balloon ship
06/09/1922: Sold to Dornom Bros for breaking up


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Above photo courtesy of Photoship

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Copied and digitised by Terry Summerson from the original Shipyard Data Books. Click HERE to enlarge.

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This record is now held by Tyne and Wear Archive Services.