Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

HMS Bold Pathfinder

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1953.

Fast patrol vessel of the Royal Navy.

Bold-class experimental gas-turbine powered attack craft

c.1952 Built by Vosper fitted with a Metropolitan-Vickers: G2 engine, a development of the Gatric engine, in conjunction with a pair of Napier Deltic diesel engines. The structure was built using "Noral" aluminium alloys[1]

1953 Her sister ship, HMS Bold Pioneer was the first operational gas turbine powered warship[2]

Scrapped 1962.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times June 15, 1953
  2. The Times, January 22, 1953