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S.T. Electra II H661


Official Number: 118840
Yard Number: 58
Completed: 1904
Gross Tonnage: 269
Net Tonnage: 102
Length: 130 ft
Breadth: 22.2 ft
Depth: 11.6
Engine: 70 NHP T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Speed: 10 knots


14.9.1904: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yd.No.58) for Francis & Thomas Ross Ltd, Hull as ELECTRA (H661).
14.11.1904: Registered at Hull (H661).
11.1904: Completed (Thomas Ross, manager).
7.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA).
8.1915: Renamed ELECTRA II (Ad.No.1743).
4.12.1915: Registered at Hull as ELECTRA II (H661). Based Dover.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
12.12.1934: Sold to Henry Elliott, Fleetwood.
1935: Sold to H. Elliott & Sons Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Henry Elliott appointed manager).
29.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service as an auxiliary patrol vessel (2-Lewis Mgs (2×1)) (P.No.4.159) (Hire rate £67.5.0d/month). Based Liverpool.
21.12.1942: Sold to Aldred Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (H. Markham Cook, manager).
6.1943: Fitted out for boom gate duties.
2.1946: Returned and laid up in Alexandra Dock, Grimsby.
1946: Sold John R. Hepworth & Co (Hull) Ltd, Paull for stripping and breaking up.
6.11.1946: Left Grimsby in tow for Paull.

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S.T. Electra H661

S.T. Electra H661
Picture courtesy of Alan Hirst

22/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.