MARSHAL PAK LT200
At South Shields
Courtesy of Barry Banham
Official No: 148141 Port and Year: Belfast 1924 (B38 )
Buckie 1924 (BCK438)
Peterhead, 1931 (PD102)
Lowestoft, 1937 (LT200)
Description: Admiralty steel drifter; liner.
Built: 1918, by John Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen. (Yard No. 58)
Tonnage: 96 grt 43 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 85.8 / 18.6 / 9.2
Engine: T.3-cyl (= 9 kts), by builders; boiler by Wm. Simons & Co., Renfrew.
17 Jun 1922: Ministry of Home Affairs, N. Ireland. [See below.]
May 1924: Wallace Orchard, Oakley, Strandtown; & A. Tempest, Belfast.
Managing owner: Wallace Orchard.
As EUNELMA BCK438
1926: John Murray, 16 Mill Crescent, Buckie.
As MYRTLE LEAF PD102
1931: Alexander Morgan, 'Greenburn', Ugie St., Peterhead.
As MARSHAL PAK LT200
8 Mar 1937: Suffolk Fishing Co., 'Standard View', 6, Battery Green Rd., Lowestoft.
Manager: Arthur William Harvey, Great Eastern Hotel, Lowestoft.
W. H. Kerr, The Rath, Milford. (Feb 1949)
4 Aug 1950: W. H. Kerr (Ships' Chandlers), Docks, Milford.
Manager: William H. Kerr, The Rath, Milford.
Landed at Milford (seasonal): 1 Feb - 20 Jul 1949; 31 Jan - 4 Aug 1950; 16 Jan - 12 Aug 1951;
12 Jan - 17 Jul 1952.
6 Apr 1918: Launched as LULL for the Admiralty (No. 3919). 1 x 6 pdr.
17 Jul 1922: Commissioned as a tender (John Kelly Ltd, managers) to hulk ARGENTA (3343/1919) moored in Belfast Lough as a holding unit for Republican internees.
Aug 1922: ARGENTA moved to Larne Lough. Tender duties four times daily to Larne Harbour.
24 Feb 1924: Transferred to Ministry of Finance, Northern Ireland on ending of role of ARGENTA .
1941-1945: Fishing from Fleetwood.
21 Jan 1941: Off Irish coast developed leak, contained and returned to Fleetwood.
22 Nov 1941: Damaged gallows when gear came fast.
2 Jan 1942: At Fleetwood, damaged gallows after striking projecting bar.
29 Jan 1942: Damaged gallows when gear came fast.
21 Dec 1942: Damaged propeller shaft when gear fouled propeller.
10 Feb 1943: Damaged bollards when gear came fast.
22 Jun 1943: Damaged following collision with steam drifter PECHEUR (LT228) (Requisitioned as a BDV).
5 Mar 1944: In Morecambe Bay broke foremast.
21 Mar 1945: When hauling winch shaft fractured.
14 Apr 1946: Damaged propeller shaft.
Jan 1956: Broken up at Charlestown, Fife.
[Information kindly supplied by Gil Mayes.]
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