Official No: 124742 Port and Year: Hull, 1906 (H931) Aberdeen, 1934 (A146)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw; coal fired. Ketch rigged
Crew: 10 men
Built: by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley, in 1907. (Yard no. 129)
Tonnage: 173 grt 53 net (1907) 68 net (1 Jan 1914.)
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 108.5 / 21.6 / 11.5
Engine: T 3-Cyl; 45 rhp; by Amos & Smith Co., Hull
11 Feb 1907: Hellyer Steam Fishing Co., Hull.
Manager: Charles Hellyer, St. Andrew's Dock, Hull.
31 Jul 1917: Charles Curzon, The Docks, Milford.
1926: Brand & Curzon, The Docks, Milford.
Managers: Ernest Brand & Charles Curzon.
16 Nov 1929: Trident Steam Fishing Co., St. Andrew's Dock, Hull
Manager: George A. Ledger.
16 Oct 1934: Andrew Robertson (Jnr.), 'Bay View', Devenha Gdns. East, & Others, Aberdeen.
1939: Andrew King, 116 Burns Rd., Aberdeen.
1945: George Robb & Sons, Aberdeen.
Landed at Milford: 7 Jan 1922 - 5 Nov 1929
Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician and lawyer.
Barns Ness [sic] Lighthouse is located 3.1 miles from Dunbar, south-east Scotland.
Sep 1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty (Admy. No. 149); 1x12 pdr.
Nov 1917: As CICERO II
1919: As to owners, and reverted to original name.
22 Feb 1940: Requisitioned as BARNSNESS by the Admiralty, as Barrage Balloon Vessel. (P.No. 4.443)
1944: Converted to an Esso.
30 Dec 1944: Returned to owners.
Mar 1952: Broken up at Bo'ness
Accidents and Incidents
From The Scotsman of Friday 5th April 1929, p. 4:
British steamer ALMENARA reports by wireless, April 4 :― Collided with Hull trawler Cicero. Damage both slight. Expect arrive Gourock Friday, 6 P.M.
[ALMENARA, ex-PAPELERA, 1851 grt; b.1922. Owners: Mossgiel Steamship Co., Glasgow. Struck mine and sank SSE of Taranto, 20 Sep 1943. 41 men lost, 43 survivors.]
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