Official No:  139348     Port and Year:  Hull, 1919 (H14)

                                                                 Lowestoft.1919 (LT591)

                                                                 North Shields, 1934 (SN8)   

Description: Strath Class steel side trawler; coal fired.  Ketch rigged


Built: by Hawthorns & Co., Leith, in 1918.  (Yard no. 170)

Tonnage:   203 grt  88 net

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.4 / 22.2 / 12.1                                                         

Engine: T 3-Cyl; 74.3 rhp; by builders



1919: Sold by the Admiralty as WILLIAM CHALMERS


Renamed CRADOCK H14

1919: L. C. Cockrell


As LT591

Dec 1919: Vanessa Fishing Co., Wivenhoe

Manager: L. C. Cockrell


1923: Arthur S. Bowlby, Harlow

Manager: Edward D. W. Lawford, 'Havenhurst', The Rath, Milford.


c.1924: Vanessa Fishing Co., Docks, Milford

Manager: Edward D. W. Lawford, 'Havenhurst', The Rath, Milford.


Jul 1928: Robert Taylor & Sons, Dundee


May 1933: Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co., Fleetwood

Manager: Basil Parkes.


As SN8

Dec 1933: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co., North Shields

Managers: R. Irvin & Sons.


Landed at Milford: 19 Jan 1921 - 12 Dec 1938


Notes: Jan 1919: Launched for the Admiralty as WILLIAM CHALMERS.

30 Aug 1919: Completed for L. C. Cockrell.

8 Nov 1941: Attacked and bombed by German aircraft, 14 miles NNE of St. Abbs Head, and subsequently foundered.

[Information supplied by Gil Mayes.]


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