S.T. Honora GY374

In Parkes Ownership. Did not fish from Fleetwood


Official Number: 146898
Yard Number: 13
Completed: 1919
Gross Tonnage: 394
Net Tonnage: 154
Length: 140.8 ft
Breadth: 25.2 ft
Depth: 13.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Goldie & McCulloch Co Ltd, Galt, Ontario
Built: Foundation Co, Savannah, Ga


1919: Launched by Foundation Co, Savannah, Ga (Yd.No.13) for the Government of France, Paris as WATTIGNIES.
1919: Completed as a minesweeper for the Marine Francaise.
1920: Sold to Pêcheries de L’Ouest S.A., Fécamp. Renamed BOIS DES CAURES.
1925: Re-possessed by bank and laid up at Fécamp.
12.1925: Sold to Fred Parkes, Blackpool (managing owner) (en bloc with Bois des Buttes and Magenta for c£5,000).
23.12.1925: Registered at Grimsby as HONORA (GY374).
5.1926: Sold to Luis Mitre y Manuel Rodriguez Giles, Buenos Aires.
19.6.1926: Grimsby registry closed. Registered at Buenos Aires.
1926: Re measured 194n.
6.1926: Sailed Grimsby to bunker at Boulogne due to Miner’s Strike, before sailing for South America.
1927: Sold to Empreza Rodriguez Giles, Buenos Aires.
1931: Sold to Manuel Rodriguez Giles, Buenos Aires.
27.8.1933: Wrecked near Maldonado, Uruguay (River Plate estuary).


11/06/2010: Page published. 3 updates since then.