Official No:  144574            Port and Year: London, 1919 (LO371)                              

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


Built: 1917, by Smith's Dock, South Bank on Tees.  (Yard no. 699)

Tonnage: 275 grt  129 net.

Length / breadth / depth (feet):  125.5 (134 oa) / 23.4 / 12.8

Engine:  T.3-Cyl; 61 rhp; by builders.



12 Jun 1920:  Irish Trawler Co., Larne Harbour, Co. Antrim.

Manager: Alexander B. MacRae. (Same address.)


[Correction kindly supplied by Gil Mayes.]

Landed at Milford: 17 Jul 1920 - 20 Jul 1922

Skippers: John Scoble.


Richard Roberts: three Trafalgar seamen of that name, born in Anglesey, Falmouth and Cornwall.

1917: Completed for the Admiralty ( 3520) as a minesweeper, employed on escort duties. 1 x 12 pdr.

1920: Sold to mercantile.

Jul 1922: Ran aground on Portuguese coast; constructive total loss.

Accidents and Incidents

Skipper's Statement:

We left Milford for the fishing grounds off the coast of Portugal on 26th July 1922.  The vessel went ashore off Spain, and became a total wreck.


Skipper        John Scoble

Mate            John Edward Scoble

Chief Eng.    Ernest James Norman

Boatswain    Thomas James


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