S.T. Gallinule LL116


Official Number: 124108
Yard Number: 364
Completed: 1907
Gross Tonnage: 238
Net Tonnage: 90
Length: 120.5 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Engine: 57hp T.3.cyl by MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland


20.11.1907: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.364) for Harley & Miller Ltd, Liverpool as GALLINULE.
12.1907: Completed.
7.1.1908: Registered at Liverpool (LL116). Robert Harley appointed manager.
1.1915: Requisitioned for war services as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.908). Based Ardrossan.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Liverpool.
1923: Charles Miller appointed manager.
1935: Richard H. Jones appointed manager.
5.1939: Sold to Yolland & Llewellin Trawling Co, Milford Haven (C. J. C Llewellin, manager).
22.5.1939: First landing at Milford.
1.12.1939: Requisitioned for war service and designated for minesweeping duties (Hire rate £59.10.0d/month).
16.1.1940: Returned to owner.
3.1.1941: Last landing at Milford.
1941: Sold to Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
14.3.1942: In a snowstorm stranded on Skerryvore; three crew lost. Wreck ended up in Machrihanish Bay in position 55.25N 06.45W. Liverpool registry closed.

21/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.
19/10/2020: Updated history.