Official No: 132884 Port Number and Year: 10th in Cardiff 1913 (CF42)
- in La Rochelle, 1926.
12th in Milford 1937
- in Hull, 1947 (H382)
- in Aberdeen, 1947 (A510)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw; coal burning. Ketch rigged: foresail, mainsail and mizzen.
Registered at Milford: 4 Mar 1938
Built: Smith Dock Co., Middlesborough, in 1913. (Yard no. 547)
Tonnage: 255.01 grt 99.36 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.0 / 23.5 / 12.3
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 85 hp. 10.5 kts. Engine and boiler by builders.
As SASEBO CF42
4 Jun 1913: Neale & West, Hope St., Cardiff.
Managers: Wilfred Neale, Morley H. Neale, and Joshua S. Neale.
1926: Henri Véron et Cie., 27 Rue de Réaumur, La Rochelle, France.
As AVOLA M249
Oct 1937: Reginald Llewellyn Hancock, 'Beachways', Fort Rd., Hakin (64/64)
4 Dec 1938: Hancock's Ship Building (Pembroke). (64/64)
Managing owner: Reginald Llewellyn Hancock.
21 Apr 1939: Reginald Llewellyn Hancock, 'Beachways', Fort Rd., Hakin.
Frederick Lovell Hancock.
Alan Lovell Hancock.
Wilfrid Lovell Hancock, 20 Great North Road, Milford.
1 May 1942: J. Bennett (Wholesale), Neptune House, London
Manager: William Alfred Bennett, 'Mountwood', Sanderstead, Surrey.
20 Jan 1947: Lord Line, Hull.
1947: Joseph Craig, Aberdeen.
1949: Kinbrace (Fishing), Aberdeen.
Landed at Milford: 9 Oct 1937 - 25 Aug 1939
Richard Webb Hannaford
Ernest Frank James
Sasebo is a city in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.
Avola is a city in the province of Syracuse, Sicily.
Jun 1915: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper as SASEBO: Admy. no. 1773; 1x12 pdr.
27 Aug 1939: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper as AVOLA: P. No. FY.514 (>FY.1730). Part of M/S Trawler Gp. 119 based at Harwich.
Apr 1946: Returned to owners.
1954: Broken up.
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 20 Jan 1947. Transferred to Hull registry.
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