S.T. John Callaghan FD396


Admiralty Number: 3707
Official Number: 144329
Yard Number: 277
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 205
Net Tonnage: 82
Length: 115.3 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Built: Murdoch & Murray Ltd, Port Glasgow


7.10.1917: Launched by Murdoch & Murray Ltd, Port Glasgow (Yd.No.277) (“Strath” class) for The Admiralty as JOHN CALLAGHAN (Ad.No.3707).
21.12.1917: Completed (1 – 12pdr).
27.3.1920: Registered by The Admiralty as a fishing vessel at London (LO343).
1921: Sold to Joseph A. Marr, Fleetwood.
26.11.1921: London registry closed.
29.11.1921: Registered at Fleetwood (FD396).
5.6.1922: Sk. William James Wood fined £40 at Campbeltown for engaging in otter trawling within the prohibited limit in the Firth of Clyde.
1922: Sold to Dinas Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
1928: Sold to Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Thomas Walker, manager).
2.5.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
15.5.1928: Registered at Aberdeen (A353).
8.6.1928: Renamed STAR OF LIBERTY (A353).
5.9.1940: Requisitioned for war service on examination service (Hire rate £59.15.0d/month).
1.1946: Returned to owner.
1947: Sold to John W. Johnstone, Aberdeen. Renamed STRATHDEE (A353).
1960: Sold to BISCO (£2300) and allocated to Shipbreaking Industries Ltd for breaking up at Charlestown, Fife (Contract No.70E).
9.5.1960: Delivered Charlestown from Aberdeen under own power.
15.11.1960: Breaking up commenced.

(John Callaghan, OS (prest), age 21, b. Bengal, India – VICTORY (SB308))

24/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.