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Moiler on 25 November 1973 at King George V Dock, London

 

Moiler

X craft general Class plan 

Courtesy and © of Dave Mallard

 

Previous name:                       X75  
Subsequent name:    

 

Official Number:                     167940          

Class:                                      X Class Lighter

Pennant No:                            X75     

Laid down:
Builder:                                    Short Bros, Pallion

Launched:                               1915
Into Service:                            August 1915    
Out of service:                        
Fate:                                         

 

Items of historic interest involving this ship: -

 

November 1916 based at Cromarty

August 1917 Skipper John Campbell RNR appointed in command

9 March 1918 Skipper John M Flak RNR appointed in command

29 November 1918 at Rosyth alongside HMS CASTOR supplying water. RFA Scotol was also alongside HMS CASTOR at the same time refuelling her

 

HMS Castor

HMS CASTOR

 

19 June 1919 at Rosyth alongside HMS CASTOR supplying water

31 October 1919 at Rosyth alongside HMS CASTOR supplying 34 tons of water

10 November 1919 at Rosyth alongside HMS CASTOR supplying water

31 January 1920 at Rosyth alongside HMS CASTOR supplying water

August 1936 laid up at Rosyth

1 March 1941 at Rosyth alongside HMS HOOD supplying water

HMS Hood

HMS HOOD

1967 owned by Ham River Grit Co. Ltd., London, later Hall Dredging Ltd

RFA MOILER

 

 

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