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Yard No. 520

Yard Number 520 was named FOXGLOVE when launched on Tuesday 30/03/1915 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Royal Navy

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1915
Ship Type: Sweeping Sloop
Ship's Role: Acacia class
Tonnage: 1165 disp
Length: 262 feet
Breadth: 33 feet
Draught: 11 feet

Owner History:
Royal Navy

Her last recorded name was FOXGLOVE

FOXGLOVE was sold for scrap on 07/09/1946

Additional Information: Became loss 9 July 1940 after being dive bombed off the IOW. Converted to an accommodation/base ship at Londonderry. Scrapped at Troon Scotland.
Previous update by Brian Hargreaves
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