|Photographer:||Allan RO [View profile]||Title:||HMS Bronington M1115||Added:||Oct 14, 2007|
||Mine Warfare Ships|
|'Ton' class minesweeper M1115 Bronington paying a courtesy visit to Workington, Cumbria, and yes, Charlie was in charge............
built : Cook Welton & Gemmel, Beverley
LD - 30:05:1951 : L - 19:03:1953 : C - 06:1954
1954 renamed HMS Humber and assigned to 101st Minesweeping Squadron in the RNVR Humber Division based in Hull
1958 : re-commissioned as HMS Bronington
She was eventually taken out of service in 1988, and was owned by the Bronington Trust until mid 2002 when she was passed to the Warship Preservation Trust and moved from Salford Quays to Birkenhead.
photo : Workington, Cumbria, 10:1976
photo : © : Dr. allan Ryszka-Onions 1976/2007