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Name: GEORGE CLARKE
Type: Naval Trawler
Launched: 02/10/1917
Completed: 20/12/1917
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 305
Dimensions: 276grt, 109nrt, 125.3 x 23.4 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 83rhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143865
History:
20/12/1917 The Admiralty, London
26/11/1923 Hull Northern Fishing Co, Hull; renamed TRANIO
13/02/1936 Harry Eastoe Rees, Milford
11/1938 Saint Andrew's Steam Fishing Co, Hull
04/01/1939 Renamed LADY STANLEY
1945 JC Llewellin (Trawlers), Milford
1948 Stephen Fishing Co, Aberdeen
1956 Seafield Fishing Co, Aberdeen
1960 Broken up
Comments: Completed as a minesweeper, armed with 1 x 12pdr gun
1919: On temporary loan to US Navy
1920: Allocated fishing registration number LO412 at London
1923: Allocated fishing registration number H885 at Hull
1936: Allocated fishing registration number M196 at Milford
04/03/1938: Wrecked off the Aran Islands, Co Galway.
Declared a CTL, but subsequently refloated & repaired
1948: Allocated fishing registration number A543 at Aberdeen
1960: Sold to BISCO & allocated to Metal Industries (Salvage) Ltd
03/12/1960: Arrived at Charlestown for breaking up
16/04/1962: Breaking up commenced