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Name Official number Flag IMO
WILLIAM COBURNE  144532  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  24/07/1917  07/08/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Trawler  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  344 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
276 grt / 113 nrt / 125.6 ft  23.4 ft  12.8 ft   
Engine builder Fawcett, Preston & Co. Ltd., Liverpool
Engine detail
T3Cyl, (12.5, 21 & 35 _ 26)in, 180lb psi, 61rhp, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London  London  03/05/1920 
Other names
1920 CARNARVON CASTLE - c1923 CAERPHILLY CASTLE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1920 Registered as merchant vessel WILLIAM COBURNE at London
1920 Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co. (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby, Regd. Swansea SA54
1927 Consolidated Fisheries Ltd, Grimsby 
Vessel history
Admiralty Trawler, Castle Class - Ad No 3664
Completed 7/8/1917 as an Escort Vessel 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1928  Foundered 10/11/1928 
Disposal Detail
Sprang a leak 80 miles off the Irish coast. Was taken in tow by PICTON CASTLE but sank west of Slyne Head. Crew rescued by PICTON CASTLE 
 

 



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