Courtesy of Barry Banham

Official No:   125534         Port and Year:  Yarmouth, 1907

Description: Wooden drifter; coal burning.  Ketch rigged.


Built: 1907, Beeching Bros., South Denes Rd., Great Yarmouth

Tonnage: 90 grt  15 net (1908); 32 net (1 Jan 1914).

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 83.7 / 19.7 / 9.7

Engine: C-2Cyl; 24 nhp; by F.W. Carver, Gt. Yarmouth.  Boiler by Riley Bros., Stockton on Tees.



5 Feb 1908: J.S. Johnson & Sons, Admiralty Road, Great Yarmouth.

Manager: J.S. Johnson


22 Feb 1928: George Sidney Peek, 22 North Rd., Gorleston, Great Yarmouth.

Managing owner.


3 Feb 1931: Charles Walter Sheales, Barrack Yard, Winterton, Great Yarmouth.

Manager:  William Wilcox, Docks, Milford.


4 Jan 1939: Marion Amanda Sheales, Hemsby, Norfolk.

Manager: Charles Walter Sheales, 2 Winterton Rd., Hemsby,  Great Yarmouth. 


Landed at Milford: 3 May 1931 - 18 Jun 1932



Mar 1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty (No. 1412) as a net layer and renamed TRIUMPH II. 1x6pdr.AA

1919: Returned to owners.

May 1940: Requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to barrage balloon vessel and submarine tender.

1945: Returned to owners. 

1950: Laid up; Bollard Quay, Great Yarmouth.

3 Sep 1951: Registration closed; broken up, Hull.

[Information kindly supplied by Barry Banham.]


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