Laid Down: 2 Apr 51 Built by: Goole Shipbuilding Co. Ltd.
Completed: 18 Mar 54 Time to Build: 35 Month Commissioned: 23 Mar 1954 For 104th Squadron
Years Fully Operational: 12
Outline of Operational Career:
10 May 54Joined 104th MSS at Harwich
18 Oct 54 Paid off. Crew transferred to DARLASTON
14 May 56 Recommissioned as SO 105th MSS (Harwich)
25 Aug 56To Malta for Operation MUSKETEER
23 Nov 56Returned to UK. Reserve Hythe
27 Mar 57Recommissioned as SO 100th MSS (Portsmouth)
Sep – Dec 58Deployed UK to Malta for two Cyprus Patrols.
June 59 !00th MSS base move to Port Edgar
12 Aug 60Paid off at Portsmouth to Reserve
23 June 62 Recommissioned as SO 9th MSS
July – Sep 62Deployed UK to Aden
Jan 63 9th MSS base move to Bahrein
Oct 65Returned to Gibraltar. Paid off to Reserve
7 Feb 67 Recommissioned. Deployed to Aden
Dec 67Rejoined 9th MSS based Bahrein
24 Mar 69Left Bahrain for UK via South Africa.
June 69Portsmouth for disposal.
Significant Events: Oct 54Damaged in collision with dock wall at Harwich.
1955In Reserve. Major Refit at Chatham
6 Nov 56Landings at Port Said. Left 7 Nov for Cyprus Patrol.
Feb-Nov 67 Patrols off Aden during Emergency.
Paid Off:7 June 69 Disposal : 24 Sep 72 Sold for breaking up at Neath, S.Wales