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Name: THE NORMAN
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 22/10/1908
Completed: 12/1908
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 391
Dimensions: 225grt, 87nrt, 121.2 x 21.5 x 11.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 20 & 34 x 24ins), 57nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128742
History:
12/1908 Neale Brothers, Milford
15/12/1910 Registered at Cardiff
1917 Hesketh Steam Trawlers, London St., Fleetwood
30/12/1924 Frederick Swann, Lytham (Seafield Trawling Co, Fleetwood)
11/06/1926 L Häller, Gothenburg; renamed NORMAN
1944 A/B Doggersbankar, Göteborg
1945 Göteborg Torskmjölsfabrik, Göteborg
1963 Broken up
Comments: 1908: Allocated fishing registration number M231 at Milford
1910: Allocated fishing registration number CF30 at Cardiff
1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minelayer
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun & 24 x mines
1917: Converted to a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun & 1 x 7.5ins bomb thrower
1917: Allocated fishing registration number FD145 at Fleetwood
1919: Returned to owners
1926: Allocated fishing registration number GG56 at Göteborg
1963: Broken up at Gothenburg