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Name: SOLVA
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 07/01/1909
Completed: 02/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 400
Dimensions: 219grt, 85nrt, 117.4 x 21.6 x 11.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 33 x 24ins), 72nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128748
History:
02/1909 Hancock & Harries, Milford
05/05/1914 Hudson Fishing Co, Fleetwood; renamed AGNES WICKFIELD
13/04/1918 New Dock Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood
1938 Clifton Steam Trawlers (HM Bird, manager), Fleetwood
20/12/1952 Broken up
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number M22 at Milford
1914: Allocated fishing registration number FD32 at Fleetwood
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
11/1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
12/1945: Returned to owners
20/12/1952: Broken up by TW Ward at Preston


Above photo as AGNES WICKFIELD copyright of Les Howard

Above photo as AGNES WICKFIELD copyright of Alan Hirst