GEORGE FRENCH LO197
Official No: 143467 Port Number and Year: - in London, 1919 (LO197)
- in Grimsby, 1921 (GY1315)
Description: Strath class; steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning.
Crew: 10 men (1921)
Built: 1918, Murdoch & Murray, Brown St. Yard, Port Glasgow (Yard no. 281)
Tonnage: 205 grt. 82.83 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.3 / 22.1 / 12.1
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 57 RHP, 430 IHP. 10.5 kts. Engine by Ross & Duncan.
As GEORGE FRENCH LO197
20 Dec 1919: John T. Jackson, Elmleigh, Ilkley, Yorks.
Manager: William Barton, Esk Tce., Whitby.
Jan 1920: Irish Trawler Co. Ltd., Larne Harbour, Co. Antrim.
Manager: Alexander B. MacRae, Auckleach, Stranraer. (Unknown Milford manager - see landings below.)
31 Oct 1921: Consolidated Steam Fishing Ice Co. (Grimsby) Ltd., Auckland Rd., Fish Docks, Grimsby.
Manager: John Denton Marsden. (Same address.)
30 Jan 1922: As ARLETTE GY1315
4 Mar 1924: Manager: Sir John Denton Marsden.
29 Jun 1927: Consolidated Fisheries Ltd., Auckland Rd., Fish Docks, Grimsby.
1930: Manager: Sir John D. Marsden. (Same address.)
18 Nov 1943: Sir John Irvin MBE, Banchory, Kincardinshire. (16/64)
Richard Irvin, Coults, Aberdeenshire. (16/64)
Archie Miller Miekle, Monkseaton, Northumberland. (16/64)
Tyne Trawlers Ltd., North Shields. (16/64)
Manager: Archie Miller Miekle.
30 May 1952: Richard Irvin, Coults, Aberdeenshire.
Lady Agnes Margaret Irvin, Banchory, Kincardinshire.
George Stanley Walter, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Barrister)
01 Jun 1952: Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd., North Shields. (64/64)
Manager: Archie Miller Miekle. (17 Jul 1952)
Landed at Milford: 4 Mar 1920 - 19 Jan 1921 (32 landings)
George French, age 27, born in Stratford; OS on HMS VICTORY, at Trafalgar.
10 Jun 1918: Completed as minesweeper 1917. Admy. no. 3747. 1x12pdr. 12cwt QF Mk I/II. Fitted with listening hydrophones.
22 Oct 1921: London registry closed.
29 Aug 1939: Requisitioned in WWII for the Examination Service. Based in the Humber.
29 Sep 1946: Returned to owners at North Shields.
25 Mar 1952: Sir Hannell Irvin died.
Nov 1959: Broken up.
05 Nov 1959: Grimsby registry closed.
Thanks for the information via Bill Blow.
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