ROBERT GIBSON LO441
Official No: 144612 Port and Year: London, 1919 (LO441)
North Shields, 1929 (SN ? )
Aberdeen, 1933 (A228)
Description: Strath Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged.
Crew: 10 men (1921).
Built: 1918 by Scott & Sons, Bowling. (Yard no. 269)
Tonnage: 203 grt 81 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.6 / 22.2 / 12.2
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 57 rhp; by W. H. Allen, Son & Co., Bedford
As ROBERT GIBSON LO441.
24 Aug 1920: The Admiralty, London.
Manager: The Secretary, Admiralty, Whitehall, London S.W.1
Dec 1921: Charles E. Curzon, 'Westaway', Picton Rd., Hakin, Milford.
17 Dec 1926: Brand & Curzon, Ltd., Dock, Milford.
Managers: Edward Brand & Charles Curzon. (Same address.)
As SN ?
11 Apr 1929: Godfrey W. Dodds & Harold G. Dodds, Union Rd., Fish Quay, North Shields.
4 Feb 1933: Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd., 186 Market St., Aberdeen.
Manager: John W. Johnstone. (Same address.)
15 Aug 1934: As CORENNIE
Landed at Milford:
As HMT ROBERT GIBSON: 23 Sep 1919.
As LO441: 15 Dec 1921 - 24 Mar 1929
Skippers: W. Shears (1923); S. Read.
Robert Gibson: three Trafalgar seamen of that name, born in London, Scotland and Lynn, Norfolk.
10 Apr 1918: Completed for Admiralty service, (no. 3762). 1x12 pdr, 1x3.5" bomb thrower.
1920: Sold to mercantile.
3 April 1940: The Aberdeen trawlers CORENNIE and DELILA returning from the fishing grounds were attacked by enemy aircraft; two bombs and seven aerial torpedoes were dropped on CORENNIE. Sk. George Burnett reported that his crew replied with Lewis gun and rifles. [The Times, Friday 5th April 1940.]
± 30 May 1940: Lost in the North Sea with her crew of ten, cause unknown, presumed by enemy action.
29 Jul 1940: Register closed.
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