Pennant No: M1128
Laid Down: 17th December 1952
Built By: J I Thornycroft, Southampton. Yard Number 4152
Completed: 1st June 1954
Time to Build: 19 months
Commissioned: 6th November 1954 for 101st (RNVR) MSS as HMS KILLICRANKIE based Leith
Years Fully Operational: 7

Outline of Operational Career:

  • 1954-1961 Sea Training for Forth Division RNR. Exercises and Visits in Northern European Waters

Significant Events:

  • 26th June 1955 Escorted HMY BRITANNIA out of Forth at start of HM The Queen’s State Visit to Norway

Paid Off: 16th October 1961. Thereafter spent 1963-1970 in reserve at Hythe. Fittings made available for removal & transfer to HMS WILTON (first GRP Minehunter) from August 1970

Disposal: 23rd February 1971 sold to A E Pierce & Sons, Canvey Island for breaking up at Pitsea