Official No:  144368    Port Number and Year:    74th in London, 1920 (LO327)

                                                                                     9th in Milford, 1922

Description: Castle Class steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged: mainsail and mizzen.

Crew:  10 men

Registered at Milford: 22 Nov 1922

Built: 1919 by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields.  (Yard no. 316)

Tonnage: 275.56 grt  113.06 net.

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 125.4 / 23.4 / 12.65

Engine: T 3-Cyl. 70 nhp.10 kts.  Engine by builders and boiler by Palmer Shipbuilding Co., Henley on Tyne.  (1939: Oil engine; 4 S.C.SA; 6 Cyl; 70 nhp; by Klöckner-Humboldt-Dentz A.G., Köln-Deutz.)



As LO327

10 Feb 1920: The Secretary of the Admiralty, Whitehall, London SW1.

Managing owner.


Oct 1921: Allocated to the Minesweepers’ Cooperative Trawling Society Ltd., London. (See below.)


17 Nov 1922: Morgan Watkin Howells, 19 St. Ann's Rd., Hakin. (Managing owner.)

John McRae Knight, 'Craigland', Wellington Rd., Hakin.

22 Nov 1922: As M255



8 Oct 1926: T. Lerchundi y Hijos, San Sebastian.



1933: G. F. Hadzidakis, Piraeus.



1939: Mme. Maria G. Kalogerakou, Piraeus.



1940:  P. S. Stavroulias, Piraeus.


Landed at Milford: 14 Dec 1922 - 27 Sep 1926



Samuel Dawson, age 35, born Liverpool; Armourer's Mate, HMS ROYAL SOVEREIGN, Trafalgar.

1919: Built for Admiralty service (Admy. no. 4486).

5 Feb 1920:  Completed as a fishing vessel ex fishing gear, for sale to mercantile.

Oct 1920:  Fitted out for fishing under Special Survey of Lloyd’s Register and classed 100A1, Steam Trawler at Aberdeen.

Jan 1921: Allocated to the Minesweepers’ Cooperative Trawling Society Ltd, London. 

Jan 1922:  Scheme abandoned; the necessary working capital of £100,000 having not been subscribed. 17 Oct 1922:  Advertised for sale. 

Apr 1941: Bombed by aircraft off Evoikos.

[ Thanks for the information in 1920-22 supplied by Gil Mayes. ]

Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 8 Oct 1926.  Vessel sold to Spanish owners.


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