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WILTON x 4
Code - N196
1.35  
Qty
Class - 114
Date - 1954
Type - MS
Description - H.M.S. WILTON x 4 N196 Class of 118 "Ton" Class Coastal Minesweepers completed 1952-59. As well as Royal Navy, they served in the navies of Ireland, India, Australia, Argentina, Malaysia, South Africa and Ghana. In addition 34 of the almost identical Sirius class built for France and 3 for Yugoslavia. Tonnage 360 tons Dimensions 140' x 29' x 8'3" Armament 1 x 40mm, 2 x 20mm Speed 15 knots 18 later converted to Minehunters and 5 to patrol craft with additional 40mm gun.