Official Number: 127416
Yard Number: 382
Gross Tonnage: 221
Net Tonnage: 85
Length: 120 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Engine: 66HP T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
10.6.1908: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.382) for Neyland Steam Trawling & Fishing Co, Neyland (Alexander Scott, Llanstadwell, manager) as BUSH.
25.7.1908: Registered at Milford (M227).
7.6.1911: Coaling at Neyland pontoon, struck amidships by CALDY (M228) sustaining damage.
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an armed trawler (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.2667). Based Aegean Sea.
1918: David G. Jones appointed manager.
24.2.1919: Sold to The Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
3.3.1919: Milford registry closed.
5.3.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD60).
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner.
1920: Returned to owner at Neyland.
1924: William W. Brierley appointed managers.
1938: The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd appointed managers.
28.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service as an anti submarine trawler (P.No.NR) (Hire rate £55.10.0d/month).
5.1941: Employed on harbour defence patrol.
8.1943: Employed on miscellaneous duties (Liverpool & Glasgow Salvage Association, managers).
1944: Returned to owner.
1948: Sold to Dundee Fishing Co Ltd, Dundee (Cameron & McFarlane Ltd, managers).
1950: Sold to R. Fenton, Dundee. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Dundee as LYNN FENTON (DE24).
1954: Sold for breaking up.
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28/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
18/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.