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Name Official number Flag IMO
WILLIAM CUMMINS  144279  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1917  17/11/1917  29/11/1917 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Trawler  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley Thistle Yard  349 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
276 grt / 125 nrt / 125.6 ft  23.4 ft  12.8 ft   
Engine builder Bow, McLachlan & Co. Ltd., Paisley
Engine detail
1-screw. T3Cyl. (12.5, 21 & 35 - 26)in. 180lb. 61NHP., 10.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty    18/12/1919 
Other names
ERNEST SOLVAY - NIBLICK - HMS NIBLICK - NIBLICK - WYRE COLONEL 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1922 Societe Anon Armement Ostendais, Ostend
1945 returned to owners and sold to Wyre Steam Trawling Co Ltd (FD77).
1954 transferred to Wyre Trawlers 
Vessel history
Admiralty Trawler, Castle Class - Ad No 3669
18/Dec/1919 registered ON.144279 at London
Requisitioned as Armed Patrol Vessel.
1941 conv to Minesweeper and in 1944 to a danlayer. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1956  Broken Up 11/12/1956 
Disposal Detail
11/12/1956 arrived Dublin from Fleetwood under own power for breaking by Hammond Lane Foundry Ltd.
25/01/1957 Fleetwood registry closed. 
 

 



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