Additional information courtesy of Barry Banham
Admiralty Number: 4144
Official Number: 139988
Yard Number: 8
Gross Tonnage: 97
Net Tonnage: 41
Length: 86.2 ft
Breadth: 18.5 ft
Depth: 9.3 ft
Built: J. W. Brooke & Co Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Urquhart, Lindsay & Robertson, Orchar Ltd, Dundee
Boiler: Great Central Co-operative Engineering & Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby
1919: Launched by J. W. Brooke & Co Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft (Yd.No.8) (“Admiralty drifter”) for The Admiralty as BLUE HAZE (Ad.No.4144).
5.2.1919: Forms for tender to purchase received by the Admiralty.
6.6.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
14.7.1919: Sold to Bertha Agusta Richards & Charles Aleyn Jordan, Lowestoft.
10.9.1919: Registered at Lowestoft (Part I & VI) as BLUE HAZE O.N.139988 (LT564).
4.10.1919: Off Dungeness in fog, in collision with Cardiff steamer MANIN II.
13.12.1919: Sold to Viking Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft. James Pye designated manager.
20.8.1924: Sold to James Pye & Robert J. Read, Lowestoft (joint owners).
19.2.1925: Sold to Seven Ltd, Lowestoft. James Pye designated manager.
1930s: Seasonal trawling from Fleetwood (Lowestoft Fish Selling Co Ltd, Lowestoft, managing agents).
1940: Re-possessed by bank and laid up at Lowestoft.
5.1940: Hire negotiated with The Admiralty by Basil Parkes, Fleetwood.
18.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service on miscellaneous Naval duties (P.No.FY.1757) (Hire rate £32.0.0d/month).
22.5.1940: Sold to Fred Parkes, Blackpool.
1.7.1940: Sold to North Shore Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil Arthur Parkes, Cleveleys designated manager.
11.1940: Based Anstruther as a TRV.
4.2.1946: Laid up.
8.2.1946: Returned to owner. Laid up.
7.2.1949: Sold to Bisset Buchan Coull, Peterhead.
2.9.1949: Registered at Peterhead as LILIUM (PD67).
5.9.1949: Lowestoft registry closed.
1953: Sold to Sophia McL. Coull, Peterhead.
1955: Sold to John Cameron, Peterhead for breaking up. John Cameron designated managing owner.
12.1956: Still listed in MNL ie. Certificates not returned and cancelled.
06/01/2011: Page published. 2 updates since then.
07/09/2019: Updated information.