HMS Kildarton M1162 Mine Sweeper, Aden c.1967

Built by Harland & Wolff in 1955, HMS Kildarton was a coastal minesweeper with 9th MSS, eventually sold as an oil rig supply vessel in 1971.

HMS Kildarton M1162 Mine Sweeper, Aden c.1967

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Index PageAden Shipping
TitleHMS Kildarton M1162 Mine Sweeper, Aden c.1967
Date circa 1965-1967
DescriptionBuilt by Harland & Wolff in 1955, HMS Kildarton was a coastal minesweeper with 9th MSS, eventually sold as an oil rig supply vessel in 1971.
LocationAden Harbour, Aden
County/CityAden
CountryYemen
CopyrightCopyright ©Ivor "Taff" Davies

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1960s,  1965,  1966,  1967,  Aden,  Aden Harbour,  Arabian Peninsula,  Arabian Sea,  At Tawahi,  Gulf of Aden,  HMS Kildarton,  Ivor "Taff" Davies,  Military Ship,  Mine Sweeper,  Royal Navy,  Scanned Slide,  Shipping,  Steamer Point,  Tawahi,  Voigtländer Vito C,  Yemen

CameraVoigtlander Vito C
LensVoightlander Lanthar 2.8/50 
Focal Length50mm
Focal Length (35mm)50mm
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