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S.T. Inverspey FD421

Technical

Admiralty Number: 3788
Official Number: 142270
Yard Number: 113
Completed: 1919
Gross Tonnage: 280
Net Tonnage: 123
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Mackie & Baxter Ltd, Glasgow
Built: Geo. Brown & Co Ltd, Greenock

History

19.11.1918: Launched by Geo. Brown & Co Ltd, Greenock (Yd.No.113) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as WILLIAM GRIFFITHS.
21.2.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel. Registered at Greenock (GK20).
5.1919: Sold to A. Hardie, Cults, Aberdeenshire.
5.1919: Greenock registry closed.
12.5.1919: Renamed INVERSPEY (A158).
1919: Sold to Thomas Crimlis, Filey (managing owner).
6.12.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
12.1919: Registered at Scarborough (SH173).
1921: Sold to The Pearl Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Scarborough (Benjamin Simpson Jn, Scarborough & Frank Crimlis, Filey, managers).
11.1922: Sold to Sun Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (James W. Armitage, manager).
11.1922: Scarborough registry closed.
23.11.1922: Registered at Fleetwood (FD421).
13.8.1923: In dense fog changing grounds, stranded on rocks off NW shore of Inishmore, Aran Islands, Galway Bay. Crew* took to boat and after over four hours fog lifted and with difficulty landed below the light at Eeragh Island. Total loss.
20.9.1923: Fleetwood registry closed.

(Wiliam Griffiths, AB (volunteer), age 32, b. Carnarvonshire, N. Wales – ROYAL SOVEREIGN (SB36))

(* Lawrence Turner, James George, J. Reynolds, James Goggle, Jack Tennant, T. Burnett, Abdullah Gun, W. Jefferson, S. Jinks, D. Morrison, R. Cross).

Changelog
24/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.

S.T. Inverdon FD420

Technical

Admiralty Number: 4457
Official Number: 142268
Yard Number: 348
Completed: 1919
Gross Tonnage: 278
Net Tonnage: 123
Length: 125.4 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon
Built: Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon

History

18.12.1918: Launched by Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon (Yd.No.348) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as MATTHEW CASSADY (Ad.No.4457).
19.2.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
1919: Sold to A. Hardie, Cults, Aberdeenshire.
4.5.1919: Renamed INVERDON (A166).
12.1919: Sold to Thomas Crimlis, Scarborough (managing owner).
26.12.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
1.1920: Registered at Scarborough (SH183).
1920: Sold to The Pearl Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Scarborough (Benjamin Simpson Jnr, Scarborough & Frank Crimlis, Filey, managers).
1922: Sold to Sun Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (James W. Armitage, manager).
10.1922: Scarborough registry closed.
23.10.1922: Registered at Fleetwood (FD420).
6.12.1926: At 1.25 pm. Stranded on a submerged reef one mile offshore from Kvalnes on the island of Sandö in the Faroe Islands. Crew taken off by local boats and landed safely.
8.12.1926: At an Inquiry in Thorshavn the skipper stated that the reason for grounding was that the reef was not marked on the navigation chart that he had onboard.
6.1.1927: Fleetwood registry closed.

(Matthew Cassady, Landsman, age 26, b. Co. Meath – ROYAL SOVEREIGN (SB614))

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S.T. Inverdon FD420

S.T. Inverdon FD420
Permission to post requested from The Keith Webster Collection

Changelog
24/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.
21/05/2017: Added image.