S.D/T. Lord Barham LT211 (Seasonal)

Additional material courtesy of Barry Banham


Official Number: 145818
Yard Number: 955
Completed: 1925
Gross Tonnage: 92
Net Tonnage: 42
Length: 85.0 ft
Breadth: 18.5 ft
Depth: 9 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: T.3-cyl by Crabtree & Co Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth
Boiler: Riley Brothers (Boilermakers) Ltd, Stockton on Tees


25.2.1925: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.955) for Lowestoft Steam Herring Drifters Co Ltd, Lowestoft as LORD BARHAM.
11.5.1925: Completed (Harold B. Jackson, manager).
12.5.1925: Registered at Lowestoft (LT211).
1930s: Seasonal trawling from Padstow, Milford and Fleetwood (Lowestoft Fish Selling Co Ltd, Lowestoft, managing agents).
15.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeping drifter (P.No.FY.929) (Hire rate £40.9.7d/month). Based Gt. Yarmouth.
30.5.1940: Sailed Gt. Yarmouth with twelve other drifters for Ramsgate.
26.5.1940: At 6.57pm. ‘Operation Dynamo’ (Dunkirk evacuation) put into effect.
31.5.1940: Sailed Ramsgate for Dunkirk.
1.7.1940: Arrived Ramsgate with 186 troops.
2.7.1940: Arrived Ramsgate with 188 troops.
4.6.1940: ‘Operation Dynamo’ terminated.
1942: Based Aberdeen as LL drifter.
21.9.1943: Sold to Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager) when Basil Parkes bought most of Lowestoft Steam Herring Drifters Co Ltd better vessels.
12.1944: Employed on miscellaneous Naval duties.
10.1945: Returned to owner (Maj. A. W. Suddaby MBE, Gorleston, manager).
1946: Sold under U.N.R.&R. Scheme and loaned to Poland (“Dalmor” Przedsiebiorstwo Polowow Dalekomorskich Sp.z.ogr.odp, Gdynia).
27.12.1946: Lowestoft registry closed.
1.1947: Registered at Gdynia as ARRADIUSZ (GDY110). Trawling from Gt. Yarmouth with local skippers.
30.5.1949: Sold to Arthur W. Eastoe, Ronald C. Cook & Richard H. Gouldby, Lowestoft and John Odde, East Molesey (Edward George Catchpole, manager). Gdynia registry closed.
5.1949: Registered at Lowestoft as LORD BARHAM (LT55).
23.8.1955: Sold to Arthur W. Eastoe & Ronald C. Cook, Lowestoft (Edward George Catchpole, manager).
1960: Sold to H. P. Heuvelmen NV, Krimpen aan den IJssel for breaking up.
13.6.1960: Lowestoft registry closed.
2.7.1960: Arrived Krimpen aan den IJssel.

18/03/2011: Page published. 2 updates since then.
22/04/2021: Updated information.