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KELT H193
Built
1937
Smiths Dock Middlesborough
Off Number
165003
Length Ft
164.0
Tons Gross
455
Yard Number
1539
Breadth Ft
27.1
Tons Net
159
Launched
29 Dec 1936
Draught
14.3
Hp
99HP
Registered
Feb 1937
Engine Builder
Smiths Dock
Knots
K
Registered KELT H193 Owners 1937 Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd ( Hellyer Brothers Ltd managers )
  KELT H193 Owners 1939 Hull Ice Co Ltd ( Hellyer Brothers Ltd managers )
  HMT KELT Owners 1939 - 1945 Admiralty
  HMT KELT Owners 1949 Devon Fishing Co Ltd Hull
Renamed CAMILLA H193 Owners 1954 - 1960 Henriksen & Co Ltd Hull
       
Fate : Scrapped 1960
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
FY 112
Anti-Submarine
1945
05 - 12 - 1942 H.M.T Kelt ( Petrol explosion Lagos ) The motor tanker Athelvictor had been escorted to Lagos, and while in harbour had accidently discharged 20,000 gallons of petrol. The trawlers Bengali, Spaniard and Canna which were been refitted at the time were close by. The petrol ignited resulting in the total loss of the 3 trawlers, which all exploded, depth charges and ammunititon adding to the petrol. The trawler Kelt which was also nearby received extensive damage , her bow was blown off the bridge was buckled and the foredeck collapsed. The Kelt lost nearly all her crew of 26 , Sub - Lieutenant Fowler been the sole survivor of the Kelt, although the trawler was refitted. There was far less casualties aboard the 3 trawlers been refitted as most of the crew lived ashore whilst been refitted.
 


Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
DAVIS . . KELT H193 . Skipper 1946 ? .
WORTHINGTON THOMAS (Snowy ) . KELT H193 . Skipper . 1952 Made his last trip as a trawler skipper retiring in 1952, however he did several trips afterwards
SMITH T . KELT H193 . Bosun . .
DENTON WALTER . KELT H193 . Deckhand . .
DERRETT JAMES 15 KELT H193 . Galley Boy 1946 ? .
Mc CARTHY J . KELT H193 . . . .
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