Vessel name on Arrival: Lord Howe
Original Builder: Lowestoft Shipbuilding Yard
Original Yard No:
Vessel Type: trawler
Year Built: 1917
Arrival Date: 05/04/1946
Breakup Started: 21/04/1946
Date First Beached: 03/03/1947
Date Breakup Completed: 12/01/1948
Draught For’d: 4' 0"
Draught Aft: 7' 3"
Launched as CHOICE LASS and later renamed LORD HOWE
Built as the Drifter CHOICE LASS for the Lowestoft Steam Herring Drifters Company Regn. : LT 1257
80' 7" x 17' 11"
Requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939
Returned to the original Owners in 1946
Sent for demolition in 1946
(The image below courtesy of the Shetland Museum website and shows the Lord Howe as the nearest vessel)