Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 130733
Yard Number: 323
Gross Tonnage: 226
Net Tonnage: 109
Length: 117.0 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Engine: 450ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
30.4.1915: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.323) for The Reunion Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as FLANDRE.
17.5.1915: Builder’s Certificate issued.
13.8.1915: Alick Black appointed manager.
13.8.1915: Registered at Grimsby (GY598).
9.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (Ad.No.853).
28.2.1916: Vessel mortgaged to George Jeffs, Grimsby for the sum of £5000 with interest at 6% (A).
3.9.1916: George Jeffs died.
28.10.1916: Probate granted to Sarah Ann Jeffs, Fred Birch Jeffs & Alice Madeline Jeffs all of Grimsby (joint mortgagees).
19.6.1917: Sold to The North Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
19.6.1917: Alick Black appointed manager.
23.2.1918: Mortgage (A) discharged.
27.2.1918: Sold to The Rushworth Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
27.2.1918: John Edward Rushworth appointed manager.
5.3.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (B).
16.6.1918: Mortgage (B) discharged.
12.1918: Returned to owner.
2.6.1919: John Edward Rushworth appointed manager.
26.6.1919: Sold to The Yarborough Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
26.6.1919: John Edward Rushworth appointed manager.
30.6.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to John Edward Rushworth, Grimsby for the sum of £8,000 with interest at 5% (C).
30.7.1924: Mortgage (C) discharged.
31.7.1924: Sold to South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
1.8.1924: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager.
2.11.1925: Sold to Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
7.11.1925: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager.
6.6.1940: Requisitioned for war service as an auxiliary patrol vessel (Hire rate £62.3.0d/month).
10.12.1940: Sold to Sir Alec Black, Bart (64/64), Grimsby.
12.12.1940: Sir Alec Black, Bart designated managing owner.
By 6.1941: At Ipswich (Pbty Ty/Sk. A . Darwood RNR)
11.1941: Fitted out as a minesweeper (P. No. FY.1715).
38.6.1942: Sir Alec Black, Bart died.
16.1.1943: Probate granted to The Public Trustee, London and John Edgar Harrison, Grimsby (64/64 joint owners).
3.2.1943: John Edgar Harrison appointed manager.
8.2.1943: Sold to Shire Trawlers Ltd (64/64), London.
10.2.1943: William Alfred Bennett, Sanderstead appointed manager.
6.12.1944: Sold to Parkholme Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
6.12.1944: Harvey Wilfred Wilson, Grimsby appointed manager.
12.12.1944: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (D).
30.12.1944: Mortgage (D) discharged.
13.3.1945: Returned to owner.
30.7.1949: Sold to Trawlers Grimsby Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
30.7.1949: Harvey Wilfred Wilson appointed manager.
10.4.1953: Sold to Derwent Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
11.4.1953: Harvey Wilfred Wilson appointed manager.
9.2.1955: John Carl Ross appointed manager.
1958: Sold to Atlantic-Rhederei F. & W. Joch, Hamburg (MoT & CA letter GSP 1/1/02778 dated 25.3.1958).
11.4.1958: Arrived Hamburg for breaking up.
15.4.1958: Grimsby registry closed “… on sale to foreigners German subjects”.
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27/07/2011: Page published. 7 updates since then.
02/05/2016: Picture added.