William Cale

Vessel name on Arrival: William Cale

Original Builder: Bow, McLachlan & Company, Paisley

Original Yard No: 346

Official Number: 145176

Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 276

Year Built: 1917

Arrival Date: 18/10/1955

Breakup Started: 14/11/1955

Date First Beached: 01/03/1956

Date Breakup Completed: 12/04/1956

Draught For’d: 5' 6"

Draught Aft: 14' 6"

Name Changes:

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