S.T. Oseby FD33


Admiralty Number: 3786
Official Number: 145119
Yard Number: 112
Completed: 1918
Gross Tonnage: 280
Net Tonnage: 92
Length: 126.3 ft
Breadth: 23.7 ft
Depth: 13 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Gauldie, Gillespie & Co, Glasgow
Built: George Brown & Co, Greenock


24.10.1918: Launched by George Brown & Co, Greenock (Yd.No.112) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as JOSEPH GIDDICE. (Ad.No.3786).
12.12.1918: Completed (1 – 12pdr and W/T). 1920: Registered by The Admiralty in the Registry of British Ships at London.
1924: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (Fred Parkes, Wyberton, Boston, manager).
4.11.1924: Registered at London (LO34).
14.11.1924: London registry closed.
21.11.1924: Registered at Fleetwood as OSEBY (FD33).
1926: Sold to Oscar Dahl, La Rochelle.
31.7.1926: Fleetwood registry closed.
7.1926: Registered at La Rochelle as PENFRET II.
1931: Transferred to O. Dahl & Cie, La Rochelle.
1939: Requisitioned for war service in French Navy and fitted out for minesweeping duties (P.No.AD271). Oscar Dahl & Cie, owners.
12.1940: Transferred to Free French Navy.
1945: Returned to owner Oscar Dahl & Cie, La Rochelle.
1952: Sold to ?? UK.
10.1952: Sold to BISCO and allocated to John Cashmore Ltd, Newport, Monmouthshire for breaking up. 12.11.1952: Arrived Newport under tow.

(Joseph Giddice (aka John Goddice), OS, age 20, b. Mere, Wiltshire – VICTORY (SB975))

03/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.