Requisitioned Auxiliaries - M

Official Number:                     114414

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Builder:                                  Swan & Hunter, Wallsend

Launched:                              2 October 1901

Into Service:                           WW1

Out of service:                        11 October 1917

Fate:                                     Mined and Sank

In Admiralty Service (Royal Fleet Auxiliary) from 1940

Mirlo was sailing independently from Curacao, via Trinidad to Freetown with a cargo of 10,500 tons of fuel oil, when she was torpedoed by U 130 (Korvettan Kapitan Ernst Kals), at 14:27 hrs on the 11 August 1942.

The ship was about 870 miles west of Freetown in position 06º 04’ N 25º 53’ W when the attack happened, all the crew of 30 Norwegian, 2 Canadian, 1 Spanish and 3 British Seamen survived the attack.

 

 

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Official Number:                      106880

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Builder:                                  C.S. Swan & Hunter Ltd, Wallsend

Launched:                              1 July 1897

Pennant No:                           Y 3.1450

Into Service:                           27 June 1918

Out of service:                        1918

Fate:                                      Broken up

 

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Official Number:                      142282

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Builder:                                  Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd., Deptford Yard Sunderland

Launched:                              4 July 1917

Pennant No:                           Y 7.167

Into Service:                           14 January 1918

Out of service:                        1918

Fate:                                      4 March 1941 scuttled

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