ST. ISSEY, rescue tug, Saint-class, W25 (11.19). Launched 1918 Napier & Miller. 800 tons (440grt), 143(oa), 135(pp)x29x12ft. TE 1250ihp, 12.5 kts. Armament: 1-12pdr (designed). 1934 FTS Malta. Sunk 28.12.42 by U617 off Benghazi.
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