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ARCTIC EXPLORER H287
Built
1937
Cochrane`s Selby
Off Number
165010
Length Ft
166.7
Tons Gross
501
Yard Number
1176
Breadth Ft
27.6
Tons Net
187
Launched
30 12 1937
Draught
14.2
Hp
132 HP
Registered
12 03 1937
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
K
Registered ARCTIC EXPLORER H445 Owners 1937 - 1939 Boyd Line Ltd
Renamed H.M.T ARCTIC EXPLORER Owners 1939 - 1945 Admiralty
    Owners 1945 - 1947 Prince Fishing Co Ltd Hull ( Hellyer Brothers ) Managers
  CAPT OATES H287 Owners 1947 - 1948 Northern Fishing Co Ltd
  ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 Owners 1948 - 1967 Boyd Line Ltd Hull
Fate : Scrapped 1967
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Sold
1939
FY162
Anti-Submarine
1945
1942 Loaned to US for Anti-Submarine Patrols returned Oct 1942
1943 Stationed Durban S Africa Convoy Escort
 

EXPLORER H287

Surname
Christian
Age
Address / Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation / Relationship
Date/ Scource
Detail
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LEAHY WILLIAM 26 ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . Spare Hand 02 Jan 1953 Lost overboard off Bear Island
. . . 10 Goulton St Hull . . . .
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WATERS DAVID 45 ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . Spare Hand 01 Nov 1958 Died aboard vessel
. . . 3 Pettingdale Tce Daltry St . . . .
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CREW OF HMT ARCTIC EXPLORER

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
DUFFIELD ARTHUR - DSC . ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . Skipper 1958 Skipper Arthur Duffield, 3411 W.S., R.N.R.- Gazette Issue 35204 published on the 27 June 1941
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BREWER JOHN RICHARD GOODWIN . HMT ARCTIC EXPLORER . Cook Pre 1940 Served on HMT Arctic Explorer before transfering to the Ill fated HMT Fifeshire where he was killed
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CALVERT BRIAN . ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . Spare Hand Jan - Mar 1958 2 trips
DODSLEY RON . ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . Skipper Nov 1963 .
COCKBURN JIM . ARCTIC EXPLORER H287 . W/T Operator Nov 1963 1 trip
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