Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 109817
Yard Number: 216
Gross Tonnage: 181
Net Tonnage: 65
Depth: 11.3 ft
Built: Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Beverley
Engine: T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
21.7.1898: Launched by Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.216) for Thomas Baskcomb, Grimsby as KESTREL.
13.9.1898: Registered at Grimsby (GY831). Thomas Baskcomb designated managing owner. Later fishing out of Fleetwood.
1.1911: Sold to Alick Black, Grimsby. Alick Black designated managing owner.
3.12.1912: Sold to Alfred Bannister, Grimsby. Alfred Bannister designated managing owner.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 74 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
17.3.1917: When some 20 miles E by S of Longstone Light, stopped by U-boat (UC50). Crew abandoned in boat and vessel sunk by gunfire. All crew saved.
22.3.1917: Grimsby registry closed “Sunk by enemy submarine”.
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10/04/2017: Page published.