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Juno (1898)

Built by Clydebank Engineering and Shipbuilding (formerly Thomson)
Engines : Compound diagonal, 33 and 71 in x 60 in
Dimensions : 245 ft x 29.1 ft
592 Gross Registered Tons

Purchased when "on the blocks" and originally ordered by Thames-based Planet Steamers Ltd (operators of Jupiter ex-Lord of the Isles) who were unable to complete the purchase
Placed on the Ayr station running excursions from the popular resort.
Requisitioned as a minesweeper on the lower Firth and the Firth of Forth as HMS Junior
Took up service to Rothesay on her return from wartime duties
On the return of other fleet members, she was placed once again at Ayr
Served out of Ayr until the end of the 1931 season
Scrapped at Alloa in 1932

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