S.T. King Edward VII Di511
Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow, Birgir Þórisson and Granton Trawlers
Official Number: Not issued
Yard Number: 192
Gross Tonnage: 277
Net Tonnage: 92
Length: 130.4 ft
Breadth: 22.6 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: Scott & Sons Ltd, Bowling
Engine: 460ihp T.3-cyl by W.V.V.Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
30.10.1906: Launched by Scott & Sons Ltd, Bowling (Yd.No.192) for J. T. Welsh, Fleetwood as KING EDWARD VII.
1.1907: Sold to Fernand Rimbert, Dieppe.
8.1.1907: Registered at Dieppe as HIVER (Di.511).
3.2.1915: Requisitioned for was service with Marine Francaise as an armed trawler. Based Bizerte, Tunisia with 3rd Armed Trawler Squadron and employed as escort/patrol.
1918: New boiler (built 1916) fitted.
3.4.1919: Sold to Société Industrielle Nationale de Pêche et d’Armement, Dieppe & Fécamp.
15.3.1919: Returned to owner after restoration at Le Havre. Fitted with additional accommodation and equipment for the Newfoundland fishery.
2.5.1919: Sailed Fécamp for Newfoundland (Sk. Dehais); twenty-four crew all told. Because of her size and layout found unsuitable for this fishery.
20.10.1919: Returned to Dieppe and resumed working as a fresh fish trawler.
26.6.1928: Sold to D. Mallet, Dieppe.
1930: Sold to Société Anon d’Armement Mallet, Dieppe.
1937: Sold Belgian shipbreakers. Broken up. Dieppe registry closed.
04/03/2017: Page published.
08/03/2017: Information updated.