PEMBROKE PROVIDER M17
Official No: 301707* Port Number and Year: 2nd in Milford, 1961*
Description: Single screw motor vessel; trawling, lines and nets.
Crew: 6 men
Registered at Milford: 20 May 1970*
Tonnage: 71.93 grt 32.01 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 70.5 / 19.9 / 8.95
Engine: 120 hp
20 May 1970*: Shackleton Aviation Co. Ltd., 170 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1.
Entered Milford Docks: 15, 19 Dec 1961; 15 Mar, 28 Apr 1962; 21 Jun, 3,4,7 Jul 1965; 9 May 1967.
(Recovering bombs from sunken barge, 1961; owners stated as John Howard & Co., 1965; on passage to Newhaven, May 1967.)
Presumed to be an Admiralty MFV, by date of build, tonnage and dimensions, and apparently not engaged in fishing, despite her PRN.
*ONs from 301000 - 301999 are allocated for the years 1959-62, but a) 301707 is not allocated to vessels in Olsen's in 1961, 1963 and 1965; b) the Milford Register states she was 2nd in 1961, but no such Milford fishing vessel was registered in 1961; c) the register gives her port as Lowestoft, not Milford, despite her PRN as M17; d) she was not registered until M17 in 1970; e) Olsen's 1971 does not record any vessel by that name.
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 18 Oct 1972. Vessel no longer fishing.
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