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Wilton Class (1973) MCMV

The single ship Wilton Class of mine countermeasures vessels was a prototype ships based on the Ton Class (1952) and was the first warship in the world whose hull was constructed of Glass-fibre reinforced plastic (GRP).

The class was designed to test the concept of both minesweeping and minehunting in the same ship.

 

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This page last edited - 19 June, 2012.

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