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Name: SWIFT
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 04/05/1897
Completed: 06/1897
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 544
Dimensions: 242grt, 76nrt, 133.7 x 21.6 x 10.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22.5 & 38 x 27ins), 70nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108526
History:
06/1897 Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd (JEA Kelsall), Manchester
1936 Broken up
Comments: 1897: Allocated fishing registration number FD170 at Fleetwood
1899: Allocated fishing registration number H99 at Hull
10/1914: Admiralty requisition as a minesweeper
07/1915: Used as a Q ship under names Q32, CAROLINA, MASTER & SINTON
11/1918: Released to owners
03/1936: Owners in liquidation
1936: Broken up in the Netherlands


Above photo courtesy of David Slinger

Above photo courtesy of David Slinger