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LORD MELCHETT H1
Built
1929
Cochrane`s Selby
Off Number
160819
Length Ft
140.3
Tons Gross
346
Yard Number
Breadth Ft
24.0
Tons Net
135
Launched
13.2
Hp
99HP
Registered
07 Jan 1929
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Knots
K
Registered LORD MELCHETT H1 Owners 1929 Pickering & Haldane Steam Trawling Co Ltd
    Owners 1945 Lord Line Ltd Hull
  HMT LORD MELCHETT Owners 1939 Admiralty
  NELIS GY577 Owners 1948 Premiere Steam Fishing Co Grimsby
    Owners  
Fate :
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
FY672
Minesweeper
1946
05 August 1943 the trawlers Red Gauntlet, Marie Hastie, and Lord Melchett belonging to the Harwich Minesweeping Groups were engaged in searching the swept channel off that port, when they were attacked by a pack of E boats, after a swift fire fight the E boats retreated having placed a torpedo into the Red Gauntlet which exploded and sank.
 

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
BROOK ARTHUR 23 HMT LORD MELCHETT H1 . Stoker 14 Sept 1944 War Service
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WHITE ELLIS . LORD MELCHETT H1 . Skipper 1932 .
LAUD G . A . LORD MELCHETT H1 . Deckhand 1932 .
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