Swan II

Vessel name on Arrival: Swan II

Swan II

Original Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, Hull

Original Yard No: 335

Official Number: 116103

Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 239

Year Built: 1902

Arrival Date: 11/02/1947

Breakup Started: 21/02/1947

Date First Beached: 31/03/1947

Date Breakup Completed: 22/06/1947

Draught For’d: 5' 6"

Draught Aft: 12' 6"

Name Changes:

 

Registration Marks  :  LO 47,  H 700, GY 1223

 

February 1915 : Vessel renamed SWAN II

Other Information:

 

Steam trawler built for the Pickering & Haldane Sream Trawling Company Limited of Hull

 

20-09-1902  :  Launched

November 1902  :  Completed

 

Dimensions :  125 ft.  x  21.75 ft.  x  11.7 ft.

 

Propulsion :  3-Cylinder Triple-Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine by Amos & Smith Limited of Hull.

 

Speed :  10.5 knots

 

WWI Service  :  Requisitioned in December 1914 for Minesweeping duties.

Sold to Grimsby owners on 04-10-1918 and re-registered GY 1223.

WWII Service :  Requisitioned on 12-04-1940 for minesweeping duties

06-11-1941 :  Acquired by the Ministry of War Transport (MOWT)

In May 1941, re-assigned to Harbour Defence Patrol Duty.

From April 1945, served as Repair & Maintenance vessel at Aultbea.