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Name: THE ROMAN
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 15/09/1909
Completed: 10/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 414
Dimensions: 224grt, 86nrt, 120.3 x 21.6 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: 128749
History:
10/1909 Neale Brothers, Milford
1910 Neale & West, Cardiff
1919 New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd
13/07/1919 Saxon Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood
17/02/1939 Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood
1950 Broken up
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number M35 at Milford
1910: Allocated fishing registration number CF29 at Cardiff
11/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
1919: Allocated fishing registration number FD151 at Fleetwood
12/1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
10/1943: Converted to a fuelling trawler
1946: Returned to owners


Above photo copyright of John Clarkson, courtesy of the Fleetwood Maritime Heritage Trust

Above photo copyright of Mark Stopper