Official Number: 148221
Yard Number: 60
Gross Tonnage: 271
Net Tonnage: 123
Length: 125.7 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Built: Dominion Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Thor Iron Works), Toronto
Engine: 480ihphp T.3-cyl by National Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Goderich, Ontario
1916: Ordered by The Admiralty (paid for and built under direction of RCN) (Canadian “Castle” – “T.R.” class) from Collingwood Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ontario (Yd.No.60) and subcontracted to Dominion Shipbuilding Co Ltd (Thor Iron Works), Toronto.
1917: Launched as TR.14.
10.6.1918: Completed (1-12pdr).
7.1.1919: Paid off and laid up.
1920: Accepted offer of Rose Street Foundry & Engineering Co Ltd, Inverness (Captain D. J. Munro as agent) to bring drifters with trawlers as escorts to UK for lay-up in Muirtown Basin, Caledonian Canal, Inverness prior to sale and possible refit for classification as steam trawlers (The Rose Street Foundry & Engineering Co Ltd letter dated 12 April 1920).
1921: Brought over at The Admiralty’s expense.
1.1926: Still laid up.
2.1926: Rejected offer for all remaining trawlers at £2,000 each (B. Allenby, Aberdeen letter dated 10 Feb 1926).
8.1926: Sold “as is” to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Grimsby (Basil A. Parkes, Blackpool, manager).
16.9.1926: Registered at Fleetwood as PASAGES (FD119).
1926: Transferred to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Blackpool, manager).
11.1927: Load line assigned to enable cargoes of herring to be carried.
3.12.1931: Homeward with herring (300 kits) from NW coast of Ireland (Sk.J. James); eleven crew. Approaching Isle of Man in severe weather conditions with driving rain and heavy seas. At slow ahead ran ashore at 6.00 am.on sand at Jurby Head, Isle of Man; crew rescued by Ramsey Rocket Corps after Norman Platt, the cook, swam ashore with a line. Vessel sustained bottom damage and embedded in sand.
31.8.1932: Fleetwood registry closed “Total loss”.
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Video of as she looks today.
Video courtesy of Isle of Man Harbours
25/04/14: Picture 6 added.
26/04/14: Information updated.
11/08.2015: 4 pictures added.
01/05/2016: Added video of the wreck.
30/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.