S.T. Lady Eleanor H691


Admiralty Number: 3825
Official Number: 144587
Yard Number: 842
Completed: 1918
Gross Tonnage: 324
Net Tonnage: 128
Length: 138.5 ft
Breadth: 23.7 ft
Depth: 12.8 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 600ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull


29.5.1918: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.842) (“Mersey” class) for The Admiralty as THOMAS JAGO (Ad.No.3825).
25.7.1918: Completed as an escort (1-4” and W/T).
31.7.1918: Delivered.
1920: Allocated to the National Fishery Scheme for the setting up of the Minesweepers’ Cooperative Trawling Society Ltd, London.
8.1920: At HM Dockyard, Devonport fitted out for fishing under Special Survey of Lloyd’s Register and classed 100A1 Stm Trawler at Plymouth.
13.8.1920: Minesweepers’ Cooperative Trawling Society Ltd, London registered.
24.8.1920: Registered by The Admiralty at London (Part I & IV) O.N.144587 (LO450).
1.1922: Scheme abandoned, the necessary working capital of £100,000 having not been subscribed. Laid up.
9.1922: Sold to Thomas Hamling & Co Ltd, Hull.
4.10.1922: London registry closed.
18.10.1922: Registered at Hull as St. VALERY (H691). Harold Hall, Hessle designated manager.
1.11.1935: Sold to Trident Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull. George A. Ledger designated manager.
9.12.1935: Registered at Hull as CLEE NESS (H691).
30.12.1938: Sold to Jutland Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd, Hull. Edward Cargill designated manager.
25.4.1939: Registered at Hull as LADY ELEANOR (H691).
8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (Hire rate £97.4.0d/month).
12.10.1939: Returned. to owner. Insured value £6,200.
28.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service and employed on anti-submarine duties.
11.1940: Fitted out for boom defence duties (P.No.Z.226). Cost of conversion £26,193. Based Greenock.
13.8.1942: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood. Geoffrey Edwards Marr designated manager.
23.11.1943: Compulsorily acquired by M.O.W.T.
10.2.1944: Hull registry closed.
1946: Estimated cost of re-conditioning £8,750.
31.1.1947: Sold to James N. Connell, Coatbridge for breaking up at Glasgow.
9.1947: Breaking up completed.


24/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.
26/03/2021: Updated history and technical details.