S.T. Kernevel M62
Official Number: 145005
Yard Number: 413
Gross Tonnage: 172
Net Tonnage: 65
Length: 112.3 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Boiler: Riley Brothers (Boilermakers) Ltd, Stockton on Tees
1906: Completed by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.413) for Soc. Anon des Chalutiers de l’Quest, St. Nazaire as Ker-Nevel. Registered at Lorient (L754).
Post 1917: Sold to ??, Dieppe. Registered at Dieppe.
1925: Sold to George F. Liston, Leith (managing owner).
25.5.1925: Registered at Granton (GN35) as KERNEVEL.
1930: Sold to Wear Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Sunderland (John Hall, manager).
1930: Granton registry closed. Registered at Sunderland (SD36).
1931: New boiler fitted.
1935: Sold to Sunderland Ice Co Ltd, Sunderland (Charles Hall. manager).
12.1939: Sold to John C. Llewellin, Joseph L. Yolland, John Yolland Jnr, Havorfordwest & Thomas S. Yolland, Swansea (John C. Llewellin, manager).
2.1940: Sunderland registry closed.
1.3.1940: Registered at Milford (M62).
12.8.1940: Fishing the Small’s ground (Sk. J. Cheyney) in company with RIVER YTHAN (M51) (Sk. W. Davies) and JASMINE (M90) (Sk. Walter Perry) damaged by German aircraft attack 6 miles NW of Smalls Lighthouse. Injured *.
1941: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Fred Parkes, Blackpool, manager).
2.1943: Sold to Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd, Aberdeen.
12.2.1943: Milford registry closed.
15.2.1943: Registered at Aberdeen (A560).
10.4.1944: Requisitioned for war service and fitted out for smoke making.
1944: Assigned to Operation Neptune – Normandy landings.
8.5.1944: Part of Group B1. Sailed Bracklesham Bay for Mulberry A.
9.5.1944: Arrived Mulberry A.
3.7.1944: Operation Neptune ended.
7.11.1944: Returned to owner.
1953: Sold to Scarborough Pure Ice & Cold Storage Co Ltd, Scarborough (J. Johnson, manager).
15.11.1955: Laid up at Scarborough.
3.1956: Sold to BISCO and allocated to J. J. King & Co Ltd, Gateshead for breaking up. Delivered (Sk. Will. Pashby) River Tyne from Scarborough under own power (paid Skipper £35.0.0d for delivery).
6.1956: Aberdeen registry closed.
(* Injured – Sk. Walter Perry and Bosun Fred McKay – ERMINE. Ch. Eng. George Turrell – KERNEVAL )
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