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ANDREW MARVEL H399
Built
1918
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
143256
Length Ft
125.5
Tons Gross
290
Yard Number
403
Breadth Ft
23.6
Tons Net
126
Launched
24 09 1918
Draught
12.7
Hp
480 HP
Registered
17 04 1919
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Knots
10.5 K
Registered JOHN GULLIPSTER ( Castle Class ) FY3782 Owners 1918 Admiralty
Renamed BETTY JOHNSON SH50 Owners 07 04 1919 James Johnson Scarborough
Renamed BETTY JOHNSON FD168 Owners 1921 Prince Fletcher Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Harry Melling & P. Fletcher, managers)Fleetwood
Renamed   Owners 1927 to Melling Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood -Henry Melling, Manager
Renamed ANNIE MELLING FD 168 Owners 29.12.1927: Renamed Annie Melling (FD168).
    Owners Dec 1931 Farrows Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull /
    Owners 17 12 1931 Fleetwood register closed
  ANNIE MELLING H399 Owners 21 12 1931 Registered Hull  Farrows Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull / William C. Farrow manager
Renamed ANDREW MARVEL H399 Owners 12 01 1932  Farrows Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull / William C. Farrow manager
    Owners 23.3.1933 Hudson Brothers Hull - Hudson Brothers Trawlers Ltd, managers
    Owners 18 Dec 1935 Hull register closed
    Owners 19 Dec 1935 Thomas L. Devlin & Sons, Granton - T. L. Devlin, manager.
Renamed COMITATUS GN39 Owners Jan 1935 registered at Granton
    Owners 28 08 1939 - Admiralty requisition at a rate of £90.12.6d a month
  HMT COMITATUS Owners 1942 Mrs Elizabeth D. Breen, Edinburgh
    Owners 09 10 1945 Returned by Admiralty to owners
    Owners 1945 Dinas Steam Trawler Co Ltd, Fleetwood
  COMITATUS GY 228 Owners Feb 1952 Queen Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby -  Granton register closed  - Registered Grimsby
    Sold for Scrapping 19 06 1956 Van Heyghen Freres S.A. Ghent
Fate : 1956 scrapped Ghent
Admiralty
Pennant No
Role
Sold
Armour
1918
3782
Completed as Fishing Vessel
1919
 
28.8.1939
FY633
Minesweeper
Oct 1945
 
 

 

Fact File

JOHN GULLIPSTER - The vessels built for the Admiralty were given the names of the fallen men from the battle of Trafalgar, the JOHN GULLIPSTER was one such named vessel.

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
BEAVERS LEONARD 28 ANDREW MARVEL H399 . Trimmer 08 July 1935 .
. . . Benevista Ave Woodcock St . . . .
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. . . . Bosun / Third hand . .
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