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Yard No. 465

Yard Number 465 was named PLUMPTON when launched on Monday 20/03/1916 by A McMillan & Son Dumbarton for Royal Navy

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1916
Ship Type: Paddle Minesweeper
Tonnage: 810 tons
Length: 245.7 feet
Breadth: 29.2 feet

Owner History:
Royal Navy

Her last day was on 19/10/1918 going to the bottom after being struck by a mine

Additional Information: Completed: June 1916

Mined off Ostend. She was beached and later broken up.
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid