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Name: HIBERNIA
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 01/02/1907
Completed: 03/1907
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 801
Dimensions: 216grt, 82nrt, 117.5 x 21.5 x 11.5ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 32 x 23ins), 52nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 123803
History:
03/1907 Welsh Trawling Co Ltd (GHD Birt), London
30/07/1917 Mersey Steam Trawlers Ltd (Ernest Taylor, manager), Fleetwood
07/07/1925 Walter HU Morley, Fleetwood
13/11/1929 Arthur Sharp & Mrs Cicely Blanche Morley, Fleetwood
25/07/1930 Oceanic Trading Corporation (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood
30/10/1934 Mrs Cicely Blanche Morley (Walter HU Morley, manager), Fleetwood
12/03/1935 William Walkington, Fleetwood
28/05/1935 Hewett Fishing Co Ltd (Robert S Hewett, manager), London
1937 Broken up
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration number LO266 at London
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
05/1915: Temporarily renamed HIBERNIA II for the duration
1919: Returned to owners
1919: Allocated fishing registration number FD354 at Fleetwood
1938: Breaking up in Germany completed


Above photo as HIBERNIA courtesy of Fred Baker