CALYDAVIA M110

 

John Stevenson Collection

Official No:  143465    Port Number and Year: 514th in London, 1920 (LO358)

                                                                                   8th in Milford, 1920 

                                                                                    -    in Granton, 1936 (GN55)

                                                                                    -    in Aberdeen, 1945 (A589)

Description: Castle Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged: foresail and mizzen.

Crew:  10 men (1920).

Registered at Milford: 21 Jul 1920

Built: 1918 by Bow McLachlan & Co., Paisley, as CHARLES DONELLY.  (Yard no. 359)

Tonnage: 276.89 grt  121.88 net.

Length / breadth / depth (feet):  125.7  / 23.45 / 12.85

Engine: T 3-Cyl. 61 hp.10 kts.  Engine: 1918, by Fawcett Preston, Liverpool; boiler: 1918, by David Rowan, Glasgow.

Owners:

 

As CHARLES DONELLY LO358

25 May 1920: The Admiralty, London.

Manager: The Secretary, Admiralty, Whitehall, London S.W.1

 

10 Jul 1920: David Pettit, 'Westcliffe', Wellington Rd., Hakin (64/64)

Managing owner. 

21 Jul 1920: As CALYDAVIA M110

(Manager: Mrs Elizabeth Ann Heck Pettit; 1934)

 

2 Nov 1934: Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Dock St., Fleetwood.

Manager: Basil A. Parkes, 'Clydesdale', Whiteside Way, Cleveleys.

 

4 Feb 1935: Liston Carnie, Thomas Young Carnie, Glasgow & Newhaven.

Managing owner: William Carnie Jnr., 211/213 Howard St., Glasgow.

4 Feb 1936: As PELAGOS GN55

 

1939: Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Fleetwood.

Manager: B. A. Parkes, Cleveleys.

 

1942: Saint Andrew's Steam Fishing Co. Ltd., Hull

Manager: B. A. Parkes, Cleveleys.

 

As A589.

1945: Joseph Craig, Aberdeen.

By 1953: Craig Stores (Aberdeen), Aberdeen.

 

Landed at Milford:

14 Jun 1920 -1 Jan 1924; 5 Jan 1925 - 20 Sep 1926; 3 Jan 1927 - 26 Aug 1934.

Skippers: G.T. Cobley 2021, 4 May 1920; F.M. Hawkings 8233, 11 Dec 1931.

Notes: 

Charles Donnelly [sic], born Liverpool, an Able Seaman, age 50, on HMS VICTORY at Trafalgar.

4 May 1920: Bought by David Pettit at the Government sale of ex-minesweepers, held at the Masonic Hall, Milford.

25 May 1920: Registered at London as CHARLES DONELLY LO358

20 Jul 1920: Renamed CALYDAVIA (LO358), and London registry closed.

May 1940: Requisitioned for war service and converted for auxiliary patrol and in 1941 minesweeping duties (P.No.4.103).

Aug 1945: Returned

30 Dec 1953: Broken up by Malcolm Brechin, Granton

Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 4 Feb 1936

 

Accidents and Incidents

 

From The Scotsman of Tuesday 18th December 1928, p. 10:

 

SHIPPING NOTES

VALENTIA WIRELESS STATION, Dec. 1916.― Following from British trawler Calydavia:― Steamer FAGER (before reported) proceeding Preston under own steam, and Creswell, bound Milford Haven.

 

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From The Times, Tuesday, May 16, 1933; pg. 25; Issue 46445; col C:

 

Mails and Shipping 

Outward Mails

To-Day's Dispatches  

.............

STANFREL. Valentia Wireless Station, May 15. British trawler Stanfrel foundered noon 52 N., 11.37 W.  All hands safe, being landed Valentia by trawler Calydavia.

 

 

From The Times, Wednesday, May 17, 1933; pg. 20; Issue 46446; col G:

 

CASUALTY REPORTS

From Lloyd's

.................

STANFREL.  Cahirciveen, May 16. Steam trawler Stanfrel foundered noon yesterday 45 miles off Dingle coast. Crew of 11 picked up by steam trawler Calydavia and landed at Valentia harbour.

 
     

 

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