Vessel name on Arrival: Swan II
Original Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, Hull
Original Yard No: 335
Official Number: 116103
Vessel Type: trawler
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"
Registration Marks : LO 47, H 700, GY 1223
February 1915 : Vessel renamed SWAN II
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.