Additional material courtesy of Barry Banham
Official Number: 132951
Yard Number: 371
Gross Tonnage: 103
Net Tonnage: 43
Length: 89.8 ft
Breadth: 18.5 ft
Depth: 9.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Built: J. Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen
1912: Launched by J. Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.371) for John Utting, Kessingland as LANNER.
5.1912: Completed (John Utting, managing owner).
28.5.1912: Registered at Lowestoft (LT1176).
9.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a patrol vessel (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.208). Based Liverpool with “A” division A/S Net Drifters.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Lowestoft (J. Utting c/o Hobson & Co, Lowestoft).
26.11.1919: Sold to Ploughboy Co Ltd, Lowestoft (Samuel Turrell, manager).
1930s: Seasonal white fish trawling from Fleetwood (Alex Keay managing agent).
24.10.1932: At Lowestoft in Outer Harbour, damaged in collision with steam drifter NIL DESPARANDUM (LT175) which sustained a broken stern.
16.4.1936: Off Pembrokeshire coast in collision with Fleetwood steam trawler ALCAZAR (LT87).
31.5.1937: Sold to Leonard Thomas John Leftley, Lowestoft.
3.6.1937: Sold to Kittiwake Ltd, Lowestoft (John Victor Breach, manager).
11.1938: In North Sea picked up disabled motor drifter EFFICIENT (FR242) but fouled propeller when towline parted. Steam drifter MARGARET HIDE (LT746) connected and delivered Lowestoft.
20.7.1939: Off Peterhead in collision with steam trawler OCEAN DRIFT (LH73) sustaining damage.
13.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service on examination service (Hire rate £27.0.0d/month).
1940: To Mediterranean as a minesweeping drifter (Hire rate £27.13.6d/month).
1.1941: Based Suda Bay (Sk. William Stewart RNR).
7.1941: Based Suez Canal area with M/S Group 400 (Sk. G. C. Clarkson RNR).
24.10.1941: Compulsorily acquired by M.O.W.T.
6.1946: Sold to ??, ??.
5.6.1947: Lowestoft registry closed.
1951: Sold for breaking up.
Click to enlarge image
25/10/2010: Page published. 4 updates since then.
13/10/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image.