LIZZIE WEST M22
John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 127400 Port Number and Year: 8th in Banff, 1930 (BF213)
3rd in Milford, 1945
- in Lowestoft, 1946 (LT495)
Description: Wood drifter; steam screw, coal burning. Nets and lines. Ketch rigged: mainsail, mizzen and jib
Crew: 8 men
Registered at Milford: 11 Jun 1945
Built: 1930 by Herd & McKenzie, Buckie.
Tonnage: 103.01 grt 43.65 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 90.6 / 20.05 / 10.1
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 34 nhp.10 kts.; engine and boiler by J. Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen
As LIZZIE WEST BF213
19 Jun 1930: Frank West, 55 Denside, Gardenstown, Banff.
11 Jun 1945: Westholme Fishing Co. Ltd., The Docks, Milford
Manager: R. L. Hancock.
21 Jun 1946: George Mitchell, Lowestoft.
1950: Harold Mitchell & John G. Mitchell, Lowestoft. [ Olsen's 1951. ]
By 1960: C.V. Eastick Ltd., Gorleston-on-Sea, Suffolk. [ Olsen's 1961. ]
Landed at Milford: 20 Sep 1945 - 29 Apr 1946
15 Nov 1936: Lizzie West, with a disabled rudder, towed into Lowestoft harbour by the steam drifter Buckler. [The Times, Monday, 16th Nov 1936]
30 Aug 1939: Requisitioned by Admiralty, as auxiliary patrol vessel / harbour service.
30 Sep 1945: Returned to owners. [ Lenton H.T. (1998); British & Empire Warships of the Second World War. ] (But see Milford landings.)
1960s: Laid up.
1968: Broken up at Sandhaven, Aberdeenshire.
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 21 Jun 1946. Transferred to the port of Lowestoft.
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