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Name: ANEMONE
Type: Minesweeper & Sloop
Keel: 25/01/1915
Launched: 13/05/1915
Completed: 04/07/1915
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 988
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:
04/07/1915 British Royal Navy
06/09/1922 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Acacia Class of Sloops
Variously used as minesweeper, patrol frigate & escort
06/09/1922: Sold to Marple & Gillott for breaking up at Saltash


Above photo courtesy of Photoship

Above photo courtesy of Photoship