William Cale

Vessel Name on Arrival: 
William Cale
Vessel Type: 
Trawler
Official Number: 
145176
GRT: 
276
Draught For'd: 
5' 6"
Draught Aft: 
14' 6"
Year Built: 
1917
Arrival Date: 
18/10/1955
Breakup Started: 
14/11/1955
Date First Beaching: 
01/03/1956
Breakup Completed: 
12/04/1956
Original Builder: 
Bow, McLachlan & Company, Paisley
Original Yard No.: 
346
Other Information: 

 
Launched as Admiralty Trawler No. 3666 (Castle Class)                     Fitted with 1 x 12-pounder gun
 
19-09-1917  :  Launched
04-10-1917  :  Completed
 
Tonnage  :  276 tons
 
Propulsion  :  3-Cyliner triple-expansion steam reciprocating engine (61 HP)  by Builder.
 
Dimensions  :  125.6 feet  x  23.4 feet  x  12.8 feet
 

11.5.1921  :  Registered by The Admiralty as a fishing vessel at London (LO510)

May  1922  :  Sold to John McR. Knight & Morgan W. Howells, Hakin    (Manager - John McR. Knight)

17.6.1922  :  London registry closed

21.6.1922  :  Registered at Milford (M250)

29.1.1927  :  Sold to Iago Steam Trawler Co Ltd, London & Milford Haven (E. D. W. Lawford, Manager).

29.1.1927  :  Milford registry closed.
 
11.5.1927  :  Registered at London (LO79)

1930           :  Transferred to Fleetwood when Edward D. W. Lawford moved his vessels to that port

29.8.1939  :  Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper   (Pennant No. FY 535)

Jan'y 1941 :  Minesweeping Group 41 based at Hartlepool (Ty Sk. C. E. Gornall RNR)

Jan'y 1942 :  Minesweeping Group 41 based at Grimsby

6.12.1942  :  Off Yorkshire coast in collision with WINHA (3391grt/1904)

June 1945 :  Restored and surveyed at Glasgow

12.7.1945   :  Returned

1955            :  Sold to BISCO and allocated to West of Scotland Shipbreaking, Troon for breaking up.

18.10.1955 :  Arrived Troon Harbour from Fleetwood under her own power

 

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