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Name: JAMES GILL
Type: Naval Trawler
Launched: 17/02/1919
Completed: 08/1919
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 202
Dimensions: 275grt, 113nrt, 125.3 x 23.4 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 87nhp
Engines by: Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 141963
History:
08/1919 The Admiralty, London
08/1919 Société Anonyme “Delta”, Ostend; renamed PIERRE FRANCOIS DESWARTE
1922 Jules H Nierinck, Fleetwood; renamed OUR MONICA
1924 Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Grimsby
1929 McRae Steam Trawling Co, Milford Haven; renamed HELEN MCRAE
1936 Milford Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Milford; renamed MILFORD DUCHESS
1948 Dinas Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood; renamed DINAS
06/1954 Broken up
Comments: 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty & converted into a minesweeper
Converted by Philip & Son Ltd, Dartmouth. Armed with a 12pdr gun
1946: Returned to owners
06/1954: Broken up by Hammond Lane Foundry Ltd at Dublin


Above photo as MILFORD DUCHESS

Above photo as DINAS copyright of Peter Brady