Ley Class Minesweepers

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Ley Class Minesweepers.  Photos, details and history of the Royal Navy minesweepers of the Ley Class, launched 1952 - 1955 including HMS Dingley, HMS Aveley, HMS Brearley, HMS Brenchley, HMS Brinkley, HMS Broadley, HMS Broomley, HMS Burley, HMS Chailey and HMS Cradley.
Dingley 3rd September 1952 Sold July 1967.
Aveley 16th February 1953 Became Sea Cadet training ship Woolwich, 1983. Broken up 1986.
Brearley 16th June 1953 Sold May 1971.
Brenchley 19th July 1954 Sold January 1966.
Brinkley 14th September 1954 Sold January 1966.
Broadley 24th November 1953 Destroyed by fire, 29th September 1956. Wreck sold 1957.
Broomley 14th April 1953 Renamed Watchful, January 1959. Sold 1968.
Burley 6th January 1954 Renamed Squirrel December 1959. Sold January 1968.
Chailey 11th November 1954 Sold June 1969.
Cradley 24th February 1955 Renamed Isis, 1963. Sold April 1982.
HMS Dingley

HMS Dingley, 1972.

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HMS Cradley

HMS Isis (ex - HMS Cradley), June 1977.

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