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PICT H298
Built
1936
Smiths Dock Middlesborough
Off Number
164953
Length Ft
164.0
Tons Gross
462
Yard Number
1009
Breadth Ft
27.1
Tons Net
165
Launched
Draught
14.3
Hp
99 HP
Registered
17 Aug 1936
Engine Builder
Smiths Dock
Knots
K
Registered PICT H298 Owners 1936 - 1946 Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd ( Hellyer Bros managers )
    Owners 15 Nov 1939 Sold to Admiralty
  HMT PICT Owners 1939 - 1946 Admiralty
  PICT H162 Owners 1946 - 1948 Hull Ice Co Ltd Hull ( Hellyer Brothers managers )
  STELLA PROCYON H162 Owners 1948 Charleson - Smith Trawlers Ltd Hull
  CARTHUSIAN H162 Owners 1948 Eton Fishing Co Ltd Hull
    Owners  
Fate :Scrapped 1957
Admiralty Purchased
Pennant No
Role
Sold
1939
FY132
Anti-Submarine
1946
H.M.T Pict was escorting convoy OS.33 when on 23 July 1942 the merchant vessel SS Garmula was torpedoed and sunk by U-752 in position (05.32N, 14.45W). The Pict Commanded By Lieutenant Commander W.N.H Faichney picked up the Master and 61 members of his crew 5 guners were also picked up, they were later landed at Freetown.
 

 

Fact File

19 Feb 1939 The Pict went to the assistance of the Grimsby Trawler Loyal GY501 which was wrecked in a Norwegian Fjord, eight crewmembers were taken off the vessel by the Pict leaving the Skipper and 3 crewmen aboard to attempt salvage with the Norwegian Salvage vessel Jason. Eventually all prospects of salvage were given up and the remainder of the crew left the vessel which then foundered.

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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DUFFIN HARRY . PICT H1298 . Skipper 1936 1936 - 1939 Harry did many trips on the Pict H298 over the 3 year period
WAHALGREEN - Jnr . . PICT H1298 . Mate . Aug - Dec 1936 sailed as Mate of the Pict
HURD R W . PICT H1298 . Mate . Dec -1936 - Jan 1937
ASHCROFT G C . PICT H1298 . Mate . Mar 1937 - Aug 1937
BAILEY J . PICT H1298 . Mate . Sept 1937 - Nov 1937
MYERS A . PICT H1298 . Mate . Did 1 trip Nov 1937
DUKES J . PICT H1298 . Mate . Dec 1937 - Dec 1938 Did many trips as mate with a few trips off
COOK L A . PICT H1298 . Mate . March 1938 1 trip
HARRISON G . PICT H1298 . Mate . 2 trips May - June 1938
TURNER R . PICT H1298 . Mate . Mar - Apr 1939
PORTER J W . PICT H1298 . Mate . May 1939 - 1 trip
WILSON G J . PICT H1298 . Mate . June - July 1939
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HURREN WILLIAM FRANCIS . PICT H298 . . 1945/46 .
WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
FAICHNEY W.N.H . HMT PICT . Lieutenant Commander 1942 .
GODFREY FRED . HMT PICT . . . .
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