S.T. Braconhill A138
Admiralty Number: 4422
Official Number: 139805
Yard Number: 649
Gross Tonnage: 203
Net Tonnage: 88
Length: 115.4 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
30.1.1919: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.649) (“Strath” class) for The Admiralty as WILLIAM BENTLEY (Ad.No.4422).
1919: Sold to Don Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (J.S. Doeg, manager)
1.3.1919: Completed as BRACONHILL.
14.3.1919: Registered at Aberdeen (A138).
1926: Sold to Sam Robford Co Ltd, London (Keith R. Hoare, London, manager). Transferred to Fleetwood.
1927: Sold to Arthur Ogg, Aberdeen (Richard W. Lewis & Sons Ltd, managers).
Pre1930: Delete managers.
1934: Sold to Bracken Steam Trawling Co (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen (William A. Leith, manager).
1936: Sold to G. R. Wood, Aberdeen.
1937: Sold to G. Wood (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen (G. R. Wood, manager).
27.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (Hire rate £63.8.9d/month).
12.2.1940: Returned to owner.
16.8.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No. ) (Hire rate £63.8.9d/month).
1940: Sold to G. R. Purdy Trawlers Ltd, North Shields (George R. Purdy, manager).
6.1945: Surveyed and restored at Newcastle.
2.7.1945: Returned to owner.
1946: Registered at Aberdeen as AGNES PURDY (A138).
1958: Sold to W. H. Dodds & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (A. W. King, manager). Registered at Aberdeen as Phalarope (A138).
1963: Sold for breaking up.