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Name: JOHN EVANS
Type: Naval Trawler
Launched: 29/05/1919
Completed: 11/1919
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 204
Dimensions: 275grt, 113nrt, 125.3 x 23.4 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 87nhp
Engines by: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144512
History:
11/1919 The Admiralty
1921 W & J Melling, Fleetwood; renamed HARRY MELLING
1935 Iago Steam Trawling Co Ltd, London
1945 Yolland & Llewellin, Milford Haven
1948 Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd (Hewett Fishing Co Ltd), London
1955 Broken up
Comments: Laid down as JOHN LEWIS
08/1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty & converted to a minesweeper
07/1945: Returned to owners
03/11/1955: Sailed from Fleetwood for delivery to shipbreakers at Ghent


Above photo as HARRY MELLING