Yard No. 520

built by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow in 1915



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

Her last recorded name was FOXGLOVE

FOXGLOVE was sold for scrap on 07/09/1946

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

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
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid