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Name: VALENTINE BOWER
Type: Naval Trawler
Launched: 01/10/1017
Completed: 1917
Builder: Charles Rennoldson & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 189
Dimensions: 275grt, 113nrt, 125.3 x 23.4 x 12.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 61nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 143813
History:
1917 The Admiralty, London
1923 Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd (Hellyer Bros), Hull; renamed MALVOLIO
1936 Milford Steam Trawling, Milford Haven
1936 Renamed MILFORD KING
1959 Milford Fisheries Ltd (OW Limbrick), Milford Haven
02/1960 Broken up
Comments: 12/1939: Requisitioned by The Admiralty as a patrol vessel
07/1945: Returned to owners
17/02/1960: Arrived at Newport for breaking by John Cashmore Ltd


Above photo as MILFORD KING copyright of David Todd