Additional information courtesy of Milford Trawlers and Gordon Sinclair
Official Number: 141965
Yard Number: 439
Gross Tonnage: 216
Net Tonnage: 96
Length: 115.9 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Built: Mackie & Thomson, Govan, Glasgow
19.12.1912: Launched by Mackie & Thomson, Govan, Glasgow (Yd.No.439) for Soc. Anon Pecheries d’Islande, Ostend as KONING ALBERT.
1912: Completed. Registered at Ostend (O25). J. Baels designated manager.
14.9.1914-16.12.1919: Landing at Milford (Belgian crew).
1.1924: Sold to Walter M. Olney, Cleveleys.
1.1924: Ostend registry closed.
15.1.1924: Registered at Fleetwood (Part I & Part IV) as RACHAEL O.N.141965 (FD2). Walter M. Olney designated managing owner.
17.1.1924: Sold to Reliance Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Walter M. Olney designated manager.
25.8.1924: While alongside at Milford Haven, fireman William Frederick Sinclair, 33 Wildman St, Blackpool, fell into the dock and was drowned.
5.5.1935: At about 2.00 am when fishing 15 miles off Rockabill Lighthouse run down by Dublin registered steam coaster SAINT FINTAN (495grt/1921) sustaining damage starboard side aft and losing fishing gear.
1937: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
26.11.1937: Fleetwood registry closed “Broken up”.
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24/01/2009: Page published.
12/06/2014: Information updated.
25/12/2014: Picture added.
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