JOSEPH HODGKINS A186
Official No: 139809 Port Number and Year: Aberdeen, 1919
Description: Castle Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged
Crew: 10 men (1919).
Built: 1919 by Hepple & Co., South Shields (Yard no. 650)
Tonnage: 275 grt 120 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.0 / 23.4 / 12.6
Engine: T.3-cyl; 48 ihp = 10.5 kts.; by Belliss & Morcom Ltd, Birmingham
8 Jul 1919: Felix R. Samson, 11a High St., St. John's Wood, London.
Managers: Brand & Curzon, Docks, Milford. (May 1920 - Mar 1922.)
Apr 1921: S & B Trawling Co., Fleetwood.
Landed at Milford: 9 May 1920 - 21 Mar 1921.
Joseph Hodgkins, age 24, born Battlebridge, Essex; O.S., HMS VICTORY, at Trafalgar.
20 Jun 1919: Completed as a fishing vessel, and sold to mercantile.
28 Dec 1921: During WNW Force 8 gale, in collision off Maughold Head, Isle of Man with CUIRASS (GY436). Subsequently foundered and crew picked up by JACINTA (FD325).
16 Jan 1922: Aberdeen Register closed.
[Information supplied by the Fleetwood Maritime Trust and the Bosun's Watch website.]
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