DOMINICK DUBINE M140
Official No: 143941 Port Number and Year: 713th in London, 1920 (LO362)
12th in Milford, 1920
- in Fleetwood, 1922 (FD402)
- in La Rochelle, 1925
- in Ostende, 1929 (O ?)
- in Dieppe, 1933 (DI ?)
Description: Castle Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged: foresail, mainsail, mizzen.
Crew: 11 men (1930: 12 men)
Registered at Milford: 25 Aug 1920
Built: 1918; by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields, for the Admiralty. (Yard no. 307)
Tonnage: 277.13 grt 108.18 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.3 / 23.4 / 12.65
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 60.7 nhp.10 kts.
4 May 1920: Edgar Garnham, 22 Canterbury Rd., Brynmill, Swansea.
26 May 1920: As DOMINICK DUBINE LO362
19 Aug 1920: London registry closed.
Aug 1920: Morgan Watkin Howell, 29 Hamilton Tce., Milford.
John McRae Knight, 'Craigland', Wellington Rd., Hakin, Milford.
25 Aug 1920: DOMINICK DUBINE M140.
26 Jan 1922: The Casewell Steam Fishing Co. Ltd., Derby Chambers, Wyre Dock, Fleetwood.
Manager: Jules H. Nierinck. (Same address.)
4 Mar 1922: As FD402
21 Oct 1924: George Jackson Ward, "The Poplars", Stanley Rd., Lytham.
Manager: W. Morley, 1 Preston St., Fleetwood.
26 Oct 1924: As EMILDOR FD402.
22 Apr 1925: George M. Robertson, Fleetwood.
Jul 1925: Soc. Anon., Pêcheries Rochelaises de Chalutage à Vapeur, La Rochelle.
12 Aug 1925: Fleetwood Registery closed. As GERMAINE et MARIE.
As THÉRÈSE O. ?
1929: Pecheries Nationales Belges Soc. Anon., Ostende.
As FRUCTIDOR DI. ?
1933: Soc. Anon. d'Armement Mallet, Dieppe.
Landed at Milford: 10 May 1920 - no other landings; may have landed in Swansea.
Dominick Dubine, age 30, born Italy; O.S., HMS VICTORY, Trafalgar.
15 May 1918: Delivered to Admiralty; 1x12pdr, 1x3.5" bomb thrower (A/S howitzer). Admy. no. 3726.
1939: Served in WW2 as FRUCTIDOR, an auxiliary minesweeper (P.No.AD.52). Based Le Havre with M/S Section 32 (Lieut de Vaisseau Bernard).
15 Jul 1940: Based in Casablanca with M/S Section 32 attached to Marine Morocco (Vichy French).
24 Oct 1940: Vichy Navy supported the Axis powers.
8-11 Nov 1942: Algiers, Oran and Casablanca occupied by US Forces.
17 Dec 1942: Joined the Free French Navy.
25 Jan 1944: Allocated P.No.W4.
6 Mar 1944: At Oran in readiness to support US Army withdrawal.
1952: Broken up at Dieppe.
[Information from Gilbert Mayes.]
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 25 Feb 1922
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