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Name: GENERAL JOFFRE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 19/11/1914
Completed: 01/12/1914
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 307
Dimensions: 194grt, 86nrt, 115.5 x 22.0 x 11.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 33 x 24ins), 79nhp
Engines by: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137364
History:
16/12/1914 W Rayner & R Boyle (R Boyle, manager); registered at North Shields
1941 Reed Phillips & Co Ltd, North Shields
01/07/1951 Atlantic Trawlers Ltd (Edinburgh), (Henry James Richards, manager), Milford Haven
18/07/1951 Renamed SOUTHLEIGH
19/02/1953 WH Kerr, Milford Haven
09/09/1953 Renamed LETTERSTON
05/05/1954 South Western Trawlers Ltd (John Charles Llewellin, manager), Milford Haven
1955 Broken up
Comments: 16/12/1914: Allocated fishing registration number SN123 at North Shields
04/1915: Requisitioned as a minesweeper (Ad No 1455), based at Lowestoft
1919: Returned to owners
18/07/1951: Allocated fishing registration number M158 at Milford Haven
1955: Broken up at Antwerp