Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
Admiralty Number: 4216
Official Number: 136087
Yard Number: 203
As built: 360disp 125.6 x 23.5 x 12.8 feet
Gross Tonnage: 275g
Net Tonnage: 113
Length: 125.3 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Built: C. Rennoldson & Co, South Shields
Engine: 480ihpT.3-cyl by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough
1919: Laid down by C. Rennoldson & Co, South Shields (Yd.No.203) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as THOMAS GREEN (Ad.No.4216).
12.1919: Sold to The Ebor Fishing Co Ltd, Middlesbrough.
21.1.1920: Completed as a fishing vessel.
22.1.1920: Registered at Middlesbrough (Part I & IV) as EBOR ELECT O.N.136087 (MH112). Charles W. Robinson designated manager.
1920: Sold to Harley & Miller Ltd, Liverpool. Alfred J. Harley, Meols designated manager.
1923: Charles C. Miller designated manager.
1926: Middlesbrough registry closed.
3.8.1926: Registered at Liverpool (LL58).
1928: Fishing out of Fleetwood.
24.11.1928: Last landing at Fleetwood.
1928: Sold to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd, Grimsby.
17.12.1928: Liverpool registry closed.
16.1.1929: Registered at Swansea as CAERPHILLY CASTLE (SA92). Sir John D. Marsden, Bart, Grimsby designated manager. Fishing out of Swansea.
26.8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.NI) (Hire rate £85.18.9d/month).
5.2.1940: Returned to owner at Swansea.
27.1.1941: On the West of Ireland grounds, attacked and severely damaged by German FW200 aircraft, foundered with loss of three crew* in position 52.35N
29.4.1941: Swansea registry closed “Vessel sunk by enemy action 27/1/41.”
(Thomas Green, AB (volunteer), age 30, b.Cork, Ireland – VICTORY (SB652))
Lost* – All Swansea. John Pattison (50), Ch Eng; John Anderson Dempster (38) 2nd Eng; James Cecil Cole (31) deckhand.
08/03/2019: Page published.