S.T. Raglan Castle SA6


Admiralty Number: 3790
Official Number: 136152
Yard number: 115
Completed: 1919
Gross Tonnage: 280
Net Tonnage: 113
Length: 125.6 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by McKie & Baxter, Glasgow
Built: G. Brown & Co, Greenock


21.2.1919: Launched by G. Brown & Co, Greenock (Yd.No.115) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as GEORGE GREAVES (Ad.No.3790).
12.5.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
3.7.1919: Sold to The Izaak Walton Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Swansea.
7.1919: Registered at Swansea (SA6) (Crawford Heron, manager).
2.3.1923: Sold to Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby (John D. Marsden, manager).
30.4.1923: Registered at Swansea as RAGLAN CASTLE (SA6).
9.1927: Owners restyled Consolidated Fisheries Ltd (Sir John D Marsden, Bart, manager).
30.8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.631) Mediterranean Command (Hire rate £87.10.0d/month).
21.1.1944: Sold to The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
31.5.1944: Completed MOWT service.
1.6.1944: Chartered to Government of Ceylon, Colombo.
20.9.1947: Swansea registry closed.
1948: Sold to Government of Ceylon, Colombo.


29/04/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.