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ALEXANDRITE H11 (- KQFB )
Built
1917
Smiths Dock South Bank
Off Number
143863
Length Ft
125.5
Tons Gross
275
Yard Number
702
Breadth Ft
23.4
Tons Net
107
Launched
05 July 1917
Draught
12.8
Hp
87 HP
Registered at Hull
21 02 1924
Engine Builder
Hawthorn leslie & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Knots
K
Registered ANDREW SACK ( Castle Class ) Owners 1917 - 1924 Admiralty - Castle Class Minesweeper
  ANDREW LO257 Owners 28 01 1920  Registered as a fishing vessel
    Owners 09 02 1924 - London registry closed
    Owners 12 02 1924 - Sold Kingston Steam Fishing Co Ltd for £5.500
  ANDREW SACK H11 Owners 21 02 1924 - Registered at Hull
  ALEXANDRITE H11 Owners 06 03 1924 - Renamed - Kingston Steam Fishing Co Ltd
    Owners 22 07 1933 - Trident Steam Fishing Co Ltd
  NORTH NESS H11 Owners 04 09 1933 - renamed  Registered Hull
  HMT NORTH NESS Owners 12 06 1940 Admiralty requisition at a rate of £80.4.2d per month
  NORTH NESS H11 Owners 25 10 1944 Sold for £10,550 to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood - Geoffrey Henry Marr, manager
  NORTH NESS H11 Owners 22 06 1949 Sold for £13,000 Harold Barber Ingram, Fleetwood
    Owners 1955 Hull register closed
Fate : 21 05 1955 Vessel Scrapped
Admiralty
Pennant No
Role
Returned
Armour
1917
3523
Minesweeper
1924 Sold
1- 2pdr & W/T
12 06 1940
4.100
Aux Patrol Vessel
July 1946
 
 

 

Fact File

ANDREW SACK - The vessels built for the Admiralty were given the names of the fallen men from the battle of Trafalgar, the Andrew Sack was one such named vessel.

26 11 1932 Anchored off Victoria Dock her propellor was fouled by a chain from the LADY BERYL H283, Both vessels grounded but were refloated on the next tide - See photo below

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
. . . . . Skipper . .
. . . . . Second Hand . .
. . . . . Mate . .
. . . . Bosun . .
. . . . Third hand . .
. . . . . Fourth hand . .

 

ALEXANDRITE H11 AND LADY BERYL H283