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Name: KUROKI
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 14/10/1909
Completed: 12/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 413
Dimensions: 248grt, 95nrt, 125.6 x 22.1 x 12.2ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 81nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128500
History:
12/1909 Joshua J Neale, Cardiff
21/12/1912 Neale & West, Cardiff
1921 Hakin Steam Trawling Co, Milford; registered at Cardiff
12/07/1926 Registered at Milford
16/04/1937 Westward Trawlers Ltd (EE Carter), Milford
No later history known
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number CF8 at Cardiff
11/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
1919: Returned to owners
01/1940: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a Boom Defence Vessel
07/1945: Returned to owners
1926: Allocated fishing registration number M103 at Milford
Probably broken up in 1946


Above photo copyright of David Page