S.D/T. A.J.A. FD379

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Admiralty Number: 3970
Official Number: 141958
Completed: 1918
Yard Number: 90
Gross Tonnage: 97
Net Tonnage: 36
Length: 86.2 ft
Breadth: 18.5 ft
Depth: 9.3 ft
T.3-cyl by Pollit & Wigzell Ltd, Sowerby Bridge
Built: Colby Brothers Ltd, Oulton Broad


16.2.1918: Launched by Colby Brothers Ltd, Oulton Broad (Yd.No.90) (“Admiralty drifter”) for The Admiralty as FLASH (Ad.No.3970).
29.5.1918: Commissioned (Sk. W. G. Cleveland RNR).
5.6.1918: Completed (1-6pdr).
17.11.1919: Transferred to Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, London.
10.1920: Sold to Arthur Wood, James T. R. Gibson & Alexander Holt, Fleetwood.
6.10.1920: Registered at Fleetwood (Part I & Part IV) as A.J.A. O.N.141958 (FD379). Arthur Wood designated managing owner.
10.4.1922: Repossessed by His Majesty, represented by the Commissioners representing the office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, London.
4.1922: Sold to Thomas Baskcomb Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
3.5.1922: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.5.1922: Registered at Grimsby (GY309).
10.5.1922: Thomas W. Baskcomb designated manager.
1924: Sold to Hijos de J. Barreras, Vigo.
1924: Re measured 119g 24n under Spanish rules.
4.11.1924: Grimsby registry closed “Sold to Spaniards”. Registered at Vigo as DOMAYO.
1935: Sold to Juan Velasco Gutierrez, Valencia.
1935: Converted to motor and fitted with 240bhp 4 stroke 4-cyl oil engine by Motfbr. Deutz, Köln-Deutz.
Post 1945 pre 1949: FATE?

19/05/2012: Page published. 2 updates since then.
06/10/2016: Information updated.
31/05/2019: Information updated.