Official No:  165245     Port and Year: La Rochelle, 1913 (LR ?)  

                                                                  Aberdeen, 1936 (A435)

Description: Steel side trawler; coal fired.  Ketch rigged.

Crew: 12 men

Built: by Smiths Docks Co., Middlesborough, in 1913.  (Yard no. 545)

Tonnage:   258 grt  116 net

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.0 / 23.5 / 12.3

Engine: T 3-Cyl; 85 rhp; by builders



As LR ?

1913: Dahl et Garrigues, La Rochelle


By 1930: Oscar Dahl, La Rochelle.

1932: O. Dahl & Cie., La Rochelle.


As A435

1936: J. Mackie, 194 Market St., & A. Robertson (Jr.), Aberdeen.

Managing owner: James Mackie.


1945: Milford Fisheries, Docks, Milford.

Manager: Owen Willie Limbrick.


c.1948: William McKenzie & Sons, Aberdeen.


Landed at Milford: 21 Aug 1945 - 31 Oct 1947



Chassiron lighthouse is on a rocky cliff, located at the northern end of the island of Oléron in France.

18 Jun 1915: Requisitioned for the French navy; in the 2nd Squadron, patrolling  in the Mediterranean.

8 Feb 1916: Attacked U-boats off the Albanian coast.

30 Dec 1918: Returned to owners.

Sep 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper (P.No. FY.1857)

8 Aug 1945: Returned to owners.


At the back young Percy Harness; Jimmy McDougall with arms on life belt;  far left is Morgans of Priory

John Stevenson Collection


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