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Monday, 26 April 2010


Ship No 263

Was an order from the Admiralty for an Indicator Loop Mine Layer, she was the first of two such ships ordered with an obvious eye on the conflict which was to engulf the world very soon.

She was 425 tons with a length overall of 145 feet and a beam of 17 feet with a draft of 14 feet.

She was launched from the yard on 3rd of May 1938.

H.M.S."Redstart" (Ship No 263)

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