NORMAN WILSON KY228
John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 140843 Port and Year: Banff, 1919 (BF604)
Peterhead, 1921 (PD379)
Kirkaldy, 1919 (KY228)
Description: Admiralty steel drifter / side trawler; steam screw; coal burner; ketch rigged.
Built: 1919, by Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen. (Yard No.567)
Tonnage: 96 grt 41 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 86 (93.25 oa) / 18.5 / 9.25
Engine: TE 270 ihp = 9 kts.
As TIDAL WAVE
11 Dec 1919: The Fishery Board for Scotland, Edinburgh. (For disposal.)
As TIDAL WAVE BF604
1919: J. Slater, Portknockie.
As SOPHIA S. SUMMERS PD379
1920: A. & J. Summers, Peterhead.
1920: The Fishery Board for Scotland, Edinburgh. (Re-possessed. )
1921: Alexander B. Summers, Peterhead.
As NORMAN WILSON KY228
1923: William C. Wilson, Whitley Bay.
J. & P. Gardner, Cellardyke.
Manager: John T. Graham, Thordisa, Anstruther, Fife.
1939: Mrs L. R. Gardner, Cellardyke.
1946: Supreme Fishcuring Co., Fleetwood.
Manager: B. A. Parkes, Cleveleys.
1947: Neptune Steam Fishing Co., 152 Fenchurch St., London E.C. 3.
Manager: P. Garnett, Epsom.
Jan 1949: W. H. Kerr, Docks, Milford.
Landed at Milford: 13 Feb 1949 - 12 May 1955
8 Mar 1919: Completed for the Admiralty as TIDAL WAVE (Admy.No. 4126).
9 Nov 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as NORMAN WILSON, and converted to a barrage balloon vessel, based at Rosyth.
Sep 1946: Returned to owners.
7 Mar 1956: Arrived at Bruges for breaking up.
[Information supplied by Fleetwood Maritime Trust and the Bosun's Watch website.]
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