JOSEPH BARRET LO252
LOCH MORAR LO252
John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 143800 Port Number and Year: London, 1920 (LO252)
Fleetwood, 1929? (FD252)
Fleetwood, 1934 (FD5)
Hull, 1935 (H204)
Description: Castle Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged
Built: 1918 by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yard no. 381)
Tonnage: 290 grt 119 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.5 / 23.5 / 12.8
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 71 rhp.. Engine by W.V.V. Lidgerwood
1920: Skomer Steam Ship Co., Cardiff.
1920: Brand & Curzon, Docks, Milford.
Renamed LOCH MORAR
16 Nov 1928: A. S. Bowlby, Milford
1929: Vanessa Fishing Co., Docks, Milford
Manager: Edward D. W. Lawford
Renamed SAINTE BARNABE.
1933: P. Fischeaux, Bordeaux.
Renamed HARRY HAWKE FD5
Jan 1934: Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co., Fleetwood
Manager: F. Parkes
Renamed LOCH KINNORD H204
Jul 1935: Caledonian Fishing Co., Hull
Manager: H. Wight, Ltd..
Renamed TILBURY NESS
6 April 1939: Trident Steam Fishing Co., Hull.
Landed at Milford: 1 Jan 1920 - 31 Mar 1929
Notes: 3 Sep 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to a minesweeper.
1 Nov 1940: Sunk by German air attack in the Thames Estuary.
[Information supplied by the Fleetwood Maritime Trust and the Bosun's Watch website.]
Accidents and Incidents
From The Irish Times of Thursday 25th October 1928:
BAD WEATHER OFF THE SOUTH COAST
BOATS RUN FOR SHELTER
The Lowestoft [sic] trawler, Joseph Barrett [sic], from Milford Haven, put into Cork Harbour yesterday morning, having been forced to stop fishing and seek shelter owing to bad weather. She also landed a member of the crew for medical treatment for an injury sustained whilst the vessel was trawling off the coast.
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