S.T. Marie Evelyne GY398

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 146903
Yard Number: ??
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 288
Net Tonnage: 87
Length: 125.7 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Built: Canadian Vickers Ltd, Montreal, Canada
Engine: 370ihp T.3-cyl by Canadian Vickers Ltd, Montreal


1.1917: Ordered.
1918: Launched by Canadian Vickers Ltd, Montreal, Canada (Yd.No.) (Canadian “Castle” – “T.R.” class) for The Admiralty (paid for and built under direction of RCN) as TR.26.
21/22.5.1918: Completed and commissioned in Royal Canadian Navy (1-12pdr).
19.12.1918: 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 (64/64), Grimsby.
10.9.1926: Registered at Grimsby as MARIE EVELYNE (GY398).
10.9.1926: Fred Parkes, Blackpool appointed manager.
14.9.1926: Sold to Fred Parkes (64/64), Blackpool.
21.9.1926: Fred Parkes designated managing owner.
9.1926: Sold to Pêcheries & Armements “La Rochelle-Océan”, La Rochelle.
1926: Re-measured 297g 88n.
2.10.1926: Grimsby registry closed. Registered at La Rochelle.
1936: Laid up.
1937: Sold to Soc. Nouvelle des Pêcheries à Vapeur, Nantes.
1937: Sold for breaking up.

27/04/2014: Information updated
03/05/2014: Information updated