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Name: CICERO
Type: Mineweeper
Keel: 04/03/1918
Launched: 26/07/1918
Completed: 30/08/1918
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1062
Dimensions: 1212disp - 1377disp, 258.0 x 34.7 x 10.5(draft)ft
Engines: T4cyl (20.5, 33 & 37, 37 x 30ins), 2750ihp, 207nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 4.0ins guns; 39 x depth charges
History:
08/1918 British Royal Navy
01/12/1921 Broken up
Comments: A member of the 24 Class, named after winning horses of the Epsom Derby
They were designed to appear double ended to confuse U-Boats
01/12/1921: Sold for breaking up to Stanlee Shipbreaking Co at Dover


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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.