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Official No:  146871    Port and Year:   Grimsby, 1922 (GY121)

                                                                   Lorient, 1931 (L?)

Description: Steel side trawler, steel; motor vessel. Ketch rigged.

Crew: 9 men (1922).

Built: 1920, by Cochrane & Sons, Selby.  (Yard no. 696)

Tonnage: 227 grt  122 net

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.0  / 22.0  / 12.2

Engine: Oil engine 2 stroke 4-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow.

1927: Oil engine, 4 Cyl; 91 nhp; by J & C.G. Bolinder. (Made in 1915)

The first diesel trawler to sail out of Milford.




14 Oct 1922: Grimsby Motor Trawling Co. Ltd., Fish Docks, Grimsby.

Manager: John E. Rushmore. [Same address.]



2 Aug 1927: John Macdonald Scott, 4 Taylor Ave., Kew. Surrey.

Managing owner.

Managers: Peter Hancock & Sons, Docks, Milford. (Aug 1928 - Jun 1931.)


As L ?

18 Aug 1931: J. Rio, Lorient.


By 1939: G. Gautier, E. & A. Gautier Fils et Cie., Lorient.


Landed at Milford:  7 Aug 1928 - 20 Jun 1931

Skippers: Alfred Whisby; Herbert Jenkins.


1959/60: Broken up.


Crew of the LILIAS of unknown date.

Skipper Herbert Jenkins (with trilby), Reggie Hancock (in bowler); 'Dollar' Picton (on his left); Sid Wonnacott (in foreground)

[The boy in the centre of the back row may have been 'pleasuring' for a trip.]

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