Additional information courtesy of David Slinger and Andy Hall
Admiralty Number: 4216
Official Number: 136086
Yard Number: 201
As built: 360disp 125.6 x 23.5 x 12.8 feet
Gross Tonnage: 276
Net Tonnage: 113
Length: 125.4 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Built: C. Rennoldson & Co, South Shields
Engine: 480ihp T.3-cyl by Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
14.2.1919: Launched by C. Rennoldson & Co, South Shields (Yd.No.201) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as EDWARD GALLAGHAN (Ad.No.4216).
5.2.1919: Forms for tender to purchase received by the Admiralty.
3.1919: Sold to The Ebor Fishing Co Ltd, Middlesbrough.
26.8.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
9.9.1919: Registered at Middlesbrough (Part I & IV) as EBOR DOWNS O.N.136086 (MH54). Charles W. Robinson designated manager.
1920: Sold to Harley & Miller Ltd, Liverpool. Alfred J. Harley, Meols designated manager.
1923: Charles C. Miller designated manager.
1926: Middlesbrough registry closed.
3.8.1926: Registered at Liverpool (LL57).
1928: Fishing out of Fleetwood.
14.6.1928: Landed 122 boxes.
8.10.1928: Landed 208 boxes.
1928: Sold to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd, Grimsby.
17.12.1928: Liverpool registry closed.
5.1.1929: Registered at Swansea as CARDIFF CASTLE (SA90). Sir John D. Marsden, Bart, Grimsby designated manager. Fishing out of Swansea.
29.8.1939: Requisitioned for war service on examination service and as a minesweeper (P.No. FY.512) (Hire rate £85.18.9d/month).
1944: Sold to The Dinas Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood. David Marr designated manager.
11.1945: Cardiff registry closed.
5.11.1945: Registered at Fleetwood (FD128).
1.1946: Remeasured following restoration and special survey at Londonderry – 276g 107n.
1.1946: Returned after survey and restoration at Londonderry.
4.1.1946: Registered at Fleetwood as LILAMAR (FD128).
2.1958: Sold to Hammond Lane Foundry Ltd, Dublin for breaking up.
12.2.1958: Arrived Dublin from Fleetwood under own power.
8.7.1958: Fleetwood registry closed.
(Edward Gallaghan (aka Gallagher), OS (volunteer), age 27, b.North Mayo, Ireland – VICTORY (SB580))
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17/01/2009: Page published. 7 updates since then.
09/03/2017: Image added.
05/03/3019: Information updated.
12/09/2021: Updated technical information.