Official Number: 162075
Yard Number: 329
Gross Tonnage: 206
Net Tonnage: 78
Length: 124.7 ft
Breadth: 22.6 ft
Depth: 10.9 ft
Built: G. Seebeck Akt. Ges., Wesermünde
Engine: T.3-cyl by G. Seebeck Akt. Ges., Wesermünde, Germany
11.1912: Completed by G. Seebeck Akt. Ges., Wesermünde, (Yd.No.329) for Norddeutsche Hochseefisch A.G., Geestemuende as LUDWIG.
25.1.1913: Registered at Geestemuende (PG173).
2.8.1914: Requisitioned for war service by Kaiserliche Marine, HM-Div der Jade.
21.12.1914: In collision with THÜRINGEN and foundered in position 53°33N/08°11E. Subsequently salvaged and repaired.
14.8.1915: Returned to service as MARGARETE.
17.7.1919: Transferred to Reichsmarine Freiwillige Kriegshilfe.
1920: Sold to Wilhelmshaven Hochseefisch A.G., Wilhelmshaven.
23.12.1922: Sold to Emden Hochseefisch A.G., Emden.
17.2.1926: Sold to Deutsche Fisherie Act. Ges., Bremen.
19.2.1927: Sold to Cuxhavener Hochseefisch A.G., Cuxhaven (Hochseefisch “Bremerhaven” A.G., managers).
3.12.1927: Sold to Rhein-Ruhr Hochseefisch, A.G., Emden. Renamed NAHE (AE129).
9.1929: Sold to N.V. Nationale Stoomvisscherij, Ymuiden. Renamed EVELINE (IJM115).
29.5.1940: Commissioned in the Royal Netherlands Navy as a minesweeper. Based Milford Haven.
7/8.1940: In operational service (P.No. f.e.7D/FY.756).
27.1.1942: In collision with SHERA (P.No.FY.1724) off Milford Haven and foundered; one crew lost. Subsequently salvaged and returned to service.
1944: Repaired and re-measured 224g 86n.
8.1944: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil Arthur Parkes, Cleveleys designated manager.
17.10.1944: Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys designated manager.
21.10.1944: Registered at Fleetwood as HONORA EVELYN (FD12) (M.O.W.T. minute R.G./1028/1944 dated 18.8.1944).
18.6.1947: Sold to Adam Steam Fishing Co Ltd, London. Paul Stockhamer designated manager.
28.6.1949: Change of London address.
1949: Laid up Glasson Dock.
28.2.1951: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
28.3.1951: Fred Parkes, Blackpool appointed manager.
3.1951: Working Tory Island. On hauling with doors up, steering gear jambed and unable to stop as wheel had come off in Chief’s hands, the ship started to go round in a circle crossing the path of two other trawlers working the dahn. Without explanation the steering cleared and with wheel back in place, ship stopped. Later boiler tubes leaking, put into Buncrana, Co. Donegal for repairs.
5.1952: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Barrow in Furness.
30.5.1952: Delivered Barrow.
5.8.1952: Fleetwood registry closed.
19/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.
03/08/2020: Updated history.