Iveston M1151 – sold to the breakers

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In yet another waste of a loved vessel , the Ton Class Minesweeper M1151 was sold to the breakers at Erith and currently sits behind ALEXANDRIA  – Better photos will follow in the next few days

A great pity that this vessel was not passed onto a preservation group

Built: 1955
Length: 46m
Beam: 8.5m
Draught: 2.4m
Decommissioned: 1992 – sold to Sea Cadets at Tilbury
Sold in 2014 to a Tilbury Pilot by Sea Cadets

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seen here passing Vic Deep in 1990

Seen here in May 2014 on the final night with Sea Cadets – the vessel itself not in too bad shape


photo by Bob Smith

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