John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 137714 Port Number and Year: 5th in Ramsgate, 1919 (R90)
Description: Admiralty wood drifter; steam screw; lining and trawling.
Built: Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft, 1919.
Tonnage: 99 grt 42 net;
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 87.8 (94.5 oa) / 19.8 / 9.8
Engine: 43 hp = 9 kts.
As HURRICANE R90
13 Nov 1919: Thomas Rigden, "Rhodesia", Canterbury Road, Whitstable, Kent.
1920: East Kent Trawlers Ltd., 22 Military Rd., Ramsgate. (1920-24)
Kent Trawlers Ltd., 22 Military Rd., Ramsgate. (1924-27)
Manager: Henry Goodbourn, 31 Spencer Sq., Ramsgate. (1920-24)
41 Grove Rd., Ramsgate. (1924-27)
18 Feb 1927: Char Steam Trawling Co., Cottage Rd., Ramsgate.
Manager: Alfred H. Landfear (jnr.), 39 Grove Rd., Ramsgate.
As CHARDE R90
Manager: H. E. Rees, Docks, Milford. (1927-39)
[Thanks to Douglas Paterson for information via www.fishingboatheritage.com.]
Landed at Milford: 27 Feb 1927 - 30 Nov 1939
Notes: 5 Apr 1919: Launched as Admiralty wooden drifter HURRICANE (Admy.No. 3984), and sold to mercantile in the same year, with the same name.
Nov 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as CHARDE, and converted to a minesweeper.
21 Jun 1940: Sunk in collision at Portsmouth.
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