Official No: 137620 Port and Year: 7th in Yarmouth, 1920 (YH227)
- - Aberdeen, 1920 (A227)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Crabber. Ketch rigged
Crew: 10 men (1920).
Built: Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen, 1920. (Yard no. 584)
Tonnage: 200 grt 76 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.5 / 22.1 / 11.7
Engine: T3-Cyl. 81 rhp; by builders.
6 Aug 1920: As DONUM MARIS YH227
12 Aug 1920: Don Fishing Co. Ltd., Commercial Quay, Aberdeen
23 Sep 1920: As BRACONLEA A227
Manager: John S. Doeg.
1942: Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co., Fleetwood
Manager: Basil A. Parkes
Jul 1945: Haven Trawlers, Docks, Milford.
Manager: R. P. Lewis.
1946: John W Johnstone, Aberdeen.
Landed at Milford: 23 Jul 1945 - 5 Mar 1946
Donum Maris is the Latin for "Gift of the sea".
1920: Launched as DONUM MARIS (YH227) for Yarmouth owners.
17 Mar 1940: In company with AVONDEE A826, bombed by German aircraft without damage; the mate and second engineer fired at the enemy aircraft with rifles.
["The Times", Monday 18th March 1940.]
7 Oct 1952: Sank after grounding on the Baa of Hascosay at the entrance to Mid Yell, Shetland. No loss of life.
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