Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall
Admiralty Number: 4458
Oficial Number: 142269
Yard Number: 349A
As built: 360disp 125.6 x 23.5 x 12.8 feet
Gross Tonnage: 277.84
Net Tonnage: 121
Length: 125.6 ft
Breadth: 23.6 ft
Depth: 12.8 ft
Built: Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ayr
Engine: 480ihp T.3-cyl by Fawcett, Preston & Co Ltd, Liverpool
21.1.1919: Launched by by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ayr (Yd.No.349A) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as FRANCIS CONLIN (Ad.No.4458).
5.2.1919: Forms for tender to purchase received by the Admiralty.
3.1919: Sold to Lieut Andrew Hardie RNR, Cults, Aberdeenshire. Lieut Andrew Hardie RNR designated managing owner.
18.3.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
2.5.1919: After fitting out for trawling, registered at Greenock (Part I & IV) as INVERYTHAN, O.N.142269 (GK17).
5.5.1919: Greenock registry closed.
9.5.1919: Registered at Aberdeen (A160). Horace Edward Stroud designated manager.
30.1.1920: Sold to Onward Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood. Walter Morley designated manager.
12.1927: Sold to Société Anonyme des Pêcheries du Nord, Ostend.
30.12.1927: Aberdeen registry closed.
2.1928: Registered at Ostend as MARGUERITE (O154).
10.10.1930: Sailed Ostend for La Rochelle.
14.10.1930: Arrived La Rochelle. Drydocked and offered for sale.
10.1930: Sold to Syndicate Charadahli, Piraeus. Ostend registry closed. Registered at Piraeus.
4.1931: Sold to N. L. Jenks, Malta. Registered at Piraeus as NORIAN.
11.1931: Sold to G. F. Hadzidakis, Piraeus. Registered at Piraeus as MIRANDA.
1939: Sold to G. E. & B. E. Hadzidakis, Piraeus.
Pre 1943: Sold to E. Arvanitopoulos, Piraeus (Furness(Egypt) Ltd, Port Said, managers).
12.2.1941: Requisitioned for war service (War Dept) Mediterranian Command (Hire rate Egyptian £350.0.0d/month).
1951: E. Arvanitopoulas, Port Said, Egypt.
Post 1966: FATE?
(Francis Conlin, Landsman, age 36, b. Kildare, Co. Kildare – ROYAL SOVEREIGN (SB618))
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24/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.
30/03/2018: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
12/04/2020: Updated history.
12/05/2022: Added an image.