Official No: 120473 Port and Year: Liverpool? 1904 (LL ? )
London, 1908 (LO186)
Granton, 1922 (GN91)
Description: Steel side trawler; single screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged.
Built: 1904, Smiths Docks Co., North Shields. (Yard no. 757)
Tonnage: 196 grt 74 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.4 / 21.5 / 11.2
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 52 rhp. MacColl & Pollock, Sunderland
1904: G. H. D. Birt, Docks, Milford
1913: Harley & Miller, Liverpool
Renamed VIROS GN91
4 Dec 1922: Unknown Granton owners
15 Nov 1925: Trawl A/B Skagen, Gothenburg
Manager: Nils Dahl.
Landed at Milford: 4 Dec 1904 - 9 Oct 1908
Skippers: William Nightingale; John Blake
Notes: 1914-18: Requisitioned into the Fishery Reserve.
Not recorded in Lloyd's Registers after 1942-43.
Accidents and Incidents
From the Haverfordwest & Milford Haven Telegraph of Wednesday 7th December 1904:
The fine new steamers recently built to the order of Milford's Mr. G. H. D. Birt, have both made their initial trip to the port in the course of the last few days. The "Anglia" (Captain Nightingale) landed on Thursday with a good catch, which realised about £240. The "Dania" (Captain Huddlestone) came in for Monday's market, and considering that, on account of the wild weather at sea catches were generally on the small side, she made a successful maiden voyage.
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