S.D/T. Marshal Pak LT200
Additional information courtesy of Barry Banham and Ian Wilson
Admiralty Number: 3919
Official Number: 148141
Yard Number: 58
Gross Tonnage: 97
Net Tonnage: 32
Length: 85.8 ft
Breadth: 18.6 ft
Draught: 9.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Engine No.129)
Boiler: William Simons & Co Ltd, Renfrew
Built: J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
1918: Launched by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.58) (“Admiralty drifter”) for The Admiralty as LULL.
5.4.1918: Ran trials.
6.4.1918: Completed as a minesweeper (1-6pdr).
9.4.1918: Delivered and commissioned.
1921: De commissioned. Laid up at Portsmouth. Armament removed.
17.6.1922: Sold to Ministry of Home Affairs, Northern Ireland for £2,000.
27.6.1922: Arrived Belfast for conversion to a tender at a cost of £1,000. (Not registered under Merchant Shipping Act as regarded as Government ship).
7.7.1922 : Commissioned as a tender (John Kelly Ltd, managers) to hulk ARGENTA (3343/1919) moored in Belfast Lough as a holding unit for Republican internees.
8.1922: ARGENTA moved to Larne Lough. Tender duties four times daily to Larne Harbour.
24.2.1924: Transferred to Ministry of Finance, Northern Ireland on ending of role of ARGENTA.
5.1924: Sold to Wallace Orchard & A. Tempest, Belfast for £750 with special conditions of sale to promote Sea Fishery industry and employ local men.
7.1924: At Belfast. Refurbished,Special Survey and re classed as a Fishing Vessel at a cost of £696.
28.6.1924: Carried out fishing trials.
7.8.1924: Registered at Belfast (B38).
1924-1925: Hired by Caister/Yarmouth persons for autumn herring seasons (Sk. Honks Brown, Caister).
1926: Owners sought release from commitment due to losses of £1,500. Repossessed by Northern Ireland Government.
1926: Sold to Kilkeel owners for £2,850.
6.1926: Sold to J. Murray, Buckie & Others (A. Murray, manager). Belfast registry closed. Registered at Buckie as EUNELMA (BCK438).
1931: Sold to Alex. Morgan, Peterhead & Others. Buckie registry closed. Registered at Peterhead (PD102).
1932: Registered at Peterhead as MYRTLE LEAF (PD102).
1.1934: Hired by Fishery Board for Scotland as an auxiliary fishery cruiser to detect illegal inshore trawling.
3.1937: Sold to Arthur Vere Harvey, London.
3.1937: Peterhead registry closed.
8.3.1937: Registered at Lowestoft (LT200).
26.7.1937: Sold to Suffolk Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft (Arthur William Harvey, manager).
26.7.1937: Registered at Lowestoft as MARSHAL PAK (LT200).
1941-1945: Fishing from Fleetwood.
21.1.1941: Off Irish coast developed leak, contained and returned to Fleetwood.
22.11.1941: Damaged gallows when gear came fast.
2.1.1942: At Fleetwood damaged gallows after striking projecting bar.
29.1.1942: Damaged gallows when gear came fast.
21.12.1942: Damaged propeller shaft when gear fouled propeller.
10.2.1943: Damaged bollards when gear came fast.
5.3.1944: In Morecambe Bay broke foremast.
21.3.1945: When hauling winch shaft fractured.
14.4.1946: Damaged propeller shaft.
22.6.1948: Damaged following collision with steam drifter PECHEUR (LT228).
2.1949: Landing at Milford (William Henry Kerr, manager).
4.8.1950: Sold to W. H. Kerr (Ship Chandlers) Ltd, Milford Haven (William Henry Kerr, manager).
12.1955: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Shipbreaking Industries Ltd, Charlestown, Fife for breaking up (Contract No.94D).
3.1.1956: Sailed Lowestoft for Firth of Forth.
5.1.1956: Delivered Charlestown.
1.1956: Breaking up commenced.
12.6.1957: Lowestoft registry closed.
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