Official No: 144682 Port and Year: London, 1920 (LO460)
Hull, 1924 (H98)
Description: Steel side / beam trawler; coal fired. Ketch rigged.
Built: by Hall, Russell & Co., Aberdeen; in 1908. (Yard no. 449)
Tonnage: 272 grt 119 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 134.3 / 23.1 / 11.7
Engine: T.3-Cyl; 86 nhp; by builders.
1908: Sociedad Pescadora Argentina, Calle Olavarria 55, Buenos Aires.
Manager: F. Dumas
1917: Russian Government, Archangel.
As SILVERAXE LO460
30 Aug 1920: Colin L. Mason, Atlantic Buildings, Bute Docks, Cardiff.
As FINMARK H98
25 Nov 1924: Brekke, Son & Gillard, Ltd., Andrew's Dock, Hull.
Manager: George W.S. Gillard. (Same address.)
Landed at Milford: 7 Dec 1920 - 7 Feb 1924
3 Aug 1918: Seized by the R.N. in the White Sea. [See also SUREAXE M35.]
11 Nov 1918: Added to the Navy List as SILVERAXE, a minesweeper (Admy. No. 4338). 1 x 12pdr.
11 May 1920: Sold to mercantile, by Messrs. Kellocks, in the Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange, St. Mary Axe, London E.C.3.
7 Feb 1926: In a heavy gale, went ashore at Kettleness Point, 3 miles north of Whitby, at 6 o'clock in the evening. At 4 a.m., the Kettleness rocket brigade managed to get lines to her, and the exhausted crew were rescued, although one had head injuries through being washed through the charthouse window. [The Times, Tuesday 6th February 1926.]
18 Feb 1926: Registration closed - "Wrecked".
[Information kindly supplied by Gil Mayes.]
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