RICHARD ROBERTS LO371
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 (Admy.no. 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
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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