HMS Apollo (1943) ML  (8th)

This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS Apollo was a minelayer.

Built by Hawthorne Leslie, launched 05-Apr-1943, 418ft long, 39ft wide and displacing 2,650 tons. Armed with 4 x 4in and 8 x 40mm guns, and carried 100 mines.

Appeared at the Coronation Review 1953.

Arrived at Hughes Bolckow of Blyth for breaking up, Nov-1962.

Won the Battle Honour: Normandy 1944.


Other HMS Apollo
- 1st  HMS Apollo
- 2nd HMS Apollo
- 3rd HMS Apollo
- 4th HMS Apollo
- 5th HMS Apollo
- 6th HMS Apollo
- 7th HMS Apollo
- 8th HMS Apollo
- 9th HMS Apollo

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This page last edited - 28 June, 2012.

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