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Yard No. 532

Yard Number 532 was named BEGONIA when launched on Thursday 26/08/1915 by Barclay Curle & Company Glasgow for Royal Navy

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1915
Ship Type: Sweeping Sloop
Ship's Role: Azalea class
Tonnage: 1210t

Owner History:
Royal Navy

Other names she bore were: Dolcis, Jessop. Her last recorded name was Q10

She was wrecked on 02/10/1917

Additional Information:
1917 converted to a coaster like Q
ship at Haulbowline near Queenstown. She used the names Dolcis, Jessop and Q10.
2/10/1917sunk off Casablanca in collision with U151 whilst acting as decoy ship Q10.
Previous update by Brian Hargreaves
Photo supplied by John Ward~McQuaid