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HMS Kellington (M1154)

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Name  HMS Kellington
Class and type  Ton-class minesweeper
Beam  28 ft (8.5 m)
Length  46 m
Draft  2.4 m
Fate  Scrapped in 2009
Displacement  440 tons
Launched  12 October 1954
Weight  447.1 tons
Builder  Sunderland
HMS Kellington (M1154) HMS Kellington M1154 ShipSpottingcom Ship Photos and Ship Tracker
Out of service  Handed over to Sea Cadets on 23 August 1993

HMS Kellington (M1154) was a Ton-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy, launched on 12 October 1954 and named after the village of Kellington in North Yorkshire.

HMS Kellington (M1154) HMS Kellington M1154 ShipSpottingcom Ship Photos and Ship Tracker

She served as part of 108th mine sweeping squadron based in Malta in 1956, and in January 1957 arrived back in Hythe to join the reserve fleet.

HMS Kellington (M1154) HMS Kellington Picture Stockton Archive

She was converted to a minehunter between 1967 and 1969.

She was decommissioned in 1993 and was handed over to become a training ship for the Sea Cadets on 23 August 1993. She was moored on the River Tees at Stockton on Tees in County Durham. She was purchased outright on 9 February 1999, but closed due to health and safety reasons in 2005.

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She was broken up in situ by Able UK in 2009.

HMS Kellington (M1154) Kellington World Warships

References

HMS Kellington (M1154) Wikipedia


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