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Name: OXWICH CASTLE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 02/07/1907
Completed: 08/1907
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 348
Dimensions: 252grt, 99nrt, 120.6 x 22.1 x 11.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 20 & 34 x 24ins), 71nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124716
History:
08/1907 Castle Steam Trawlers Ltd (C Heron), Swansea
1918 Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby
1920 Pescaderias Corufiesas SA, San Sebastian; renamed MANIN
1930 J Arcelus, San Sebastian
1942 Josť Lopez Merallo, San Sebastian
No later history known
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration number SA46 at Swansea
01/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a Minesweeper, armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
Still listed in LR 1970 but not 1972