Courtesy of Mick Evans
Official No: 99546 Port and Year: Hull, 1891 (H179)
Plymouth? 1921 (PH ? ).
Description: Iron side trawler; single screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged. .
Built: 1891, by Cochrane, Cooper & Schofield, Beverley. (Yard no. 66)
Tonnage: 156 grt 61 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 101 / 20.5 / 11
Engine: C 2-Cyl. 45 rhp. Engine and boiler: Amos & Smith, Hull.
1891: Kingston Steam Trawling Co., Hull
1913(?): Pochet-Decroix, Boulogne.
Renamed TURNERSONS PH ?
24 Jan 1921: Robert Henry Turner, 2 Frobisher Terrace, Plymouth.
1928: Leonard Brown, "Glenmore", Ashleigh Grove, Tynemouth.
Landed at Milford: 16 Aug 1902 - 5 Jun 1903
Skippers: G. C. Nichol (1903)
Notes: Oct 1931: Foundered.
Accidents and Incidents
From the Haverfordwest & Milford Haven Telegraph of Wednesday 27th May 1903:
On Tuesday May 19th, whilst working off Bantry, the steam trawler "Lark", a new trawler belonging to Cardiff, was seen to be in a dangerous position close to the rocks, when her peril was observed by Captain G. C. Nichol, steam trawler "Agate" of Milford, who speedily went to her assistance, and after great difficulty managed to get her in tow and took her to sea, where after some hours she was able to get under her own command, and proceeded to her own port of Cardiff. This is the third salvage case of recent date in which Captain G. C. Nichol has figured.
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