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Name: POPPY
Type: Minesweeper
Keel:
Launched: 09/11/1915
Completed: 12/1915
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Neptune Yard, Low Walker
Yard Number: 1004
Dimensions: 1250disp, 255.3 x 33.5 x 11.8(draft)ft
Engines: T4cyl, 1800hp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 17.0knots
Construction: Steel
Armament: 2 x 1 x 4.0ins, 2 x 1 x 3pdr guns
History:
12/1915 British Royal Navy
09/04/1923 Broken up
Comments: A member of the Arabis Class of Sloops
Variously used as minesweeper & patrol frigate
09/04/1923: Sold for breaking up to Mr Rees at Llanelly