OTHELLO H581
Built
1937
Cochrane & Sons Selby
Off Number
164424.
Length Ft
173.2
Tons Gross
516
Yard Number
1180
Breadth Ft
28.6
Tons Net
285
Launched
27th February 1937
Draught
14.7
Hp
156 HP
Registered
April 1937
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Knots
K
Registered Le TIGER GY398 Owners 1937 Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd ( Sir Alec Black manager )
    Owners 08. 1938 Hellyer Brothers Ltd Hull ( Fished from Gy )
  HMT LE TIGER   1939 - 1946 Admiralty
    Owners 10.1945: Sold to The Hull Ice Co Ltd, Hull
  LE TIGER GY312 Owners 11.1946: Sold to Loyal Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby
GZQV REGAL GY312 Renamed 07 1947 The Hull Ice Co Ltd, Hull
  OTHELLO H581 Owners 9.1948: Sold to Devon Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (Mark Hellyer & Graham Hellyer, managers)
    Owners 1953 Hellyer Brothers Ltd Hull (Mark Hellyer & Graham Hellyer, managers).
  OTHELLO FD389 Owners 1963: Transferred within the Associated Fisheries Group to Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood
Fate : 1963: Condemned (never made a trip from Fleetwood). Sold to Van Heyghen Freres S.A., Ghent for demolition. 19.4.1963: Delivered Ghent.
Admiralty Purchased
Pennant No
Role
Returned
Dec 1939
FY243
Anti - Submarine
July 1946
24.10.1940: In Thames estuary. Rescued crew of mined (acoustic) HMS Amethyst (P. No.T.12).
3.1942: Transferred on loan to US Navy
3.7.1942: Off US Eastern seaboard while escorting Convoy BA-2 from New York to Halifax, Nova Scotia Sunk U-boat (U.215) approx. 300 miles east of Boston and 125 miles south of Nova Scotia.
10.1942: Returned to Royal Navy
1943 Stationed In Durban S Africa
 

 

HMT Le Tiger

Fact File

she was the last coal-burning trawler to have sailed from the port of Hull.

21 Mar 1961 Skipper Taylor was Fined £2,000 for Illegally fishing in Icelandic waters, Pleaded Not Guilty to violating fishing limits, said he did not think he was inside 12 mile limit, in grey, wet weather with rather heavy sea he could see no marks on his radar and doubted coastguards could have seen anything.

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
TAYLOR R . OTHELLO H581 . Skipper 1961  
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FORD ROBERT . OTHELLO H581 . . . .
COX PETE . OTHELLO H581 . . 1950`S - 1960`S .
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