S.T. Anida FD299


Official Number: 139220
Yard Number: 280
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 270
Net Tonnage: 105
Length: 128.8 ft
Breadth: 23.0 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Built: Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow


9.1917: Completed by Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee (Yd.No.280) for The Devon Steam Trawling Co, Fleetwood as ANIDA.
27.9.1917: Registered at Fleetwood (FD299). James A. Robertson, designated manager. Requisitioned by The Admiralty from the builders and fitted out as an anti submarine trawler (1-12pdr and hydrophone) (Ad.No.3059). Based Aegean Sea.
5.12.1918: Sold to J. Marr & Sion Ltd, Fleetwood. James A. Robertson designated manager.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
15.10.1924: Sailed Fleetwood for West Coast of Scotland grounds (Sk. John Robson); twelve crew all told.
28.10.1924: Homeward stranded on Frenchman’s Rock, Portnahaven, Rinns of Islay; nine men lost*.
26.11.1924: Fleetwood registry closed.

(*Lost: Sk. John Robson; Henry Clarke, Bosun; George Southern, Chief engineer; Patrick Nolan, William Slater and Charles Davison, deckhands; Henry Morrice, cook; John Robinson and Henry Walsh, firemen.

Survivors: Charles Hughan, Mate; Philip Rodgers, 2nd engineer and Robert Taylor, apprentice.)

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S.T. Anida FD229

S.T. Anida FD229
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