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Name Official number Flag IMO
JAMES CEPELL  143859  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1918  29/03/1918   
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Trawler  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  108 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
281 grt / 116 nrt / 125.6 ft  23.5 ft  12.7 ft   
Engine builder Gauldie, Gillespie & Co., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 - 26)in. 87rhp 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty, London  London  22/11/1919 
Other names
1925 CLIXBY - 1926 ANTIOCHE II - 1940 ANTIOCH II - 1944 ANTIOCHE II 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1925 Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Grimsby (GY.180)
1926 Oscar Dahl, La Rochelle
1944 French Navy as ANTIOCHE II, D.42.
1946 Oscar Dahl, La Rochelle 
Vessel history
1939 Requisitioned as French minesweeper (AD.385 (285?))
3/7/1940 seized at Plymouth by British and operated as a minesweeper (FY.1746); part of Minesweeping Group 14
1945 returned to French Navy (D.42) and thence to owners 
Remarks
Castle Class Admiralty trawler. 
End year Fate / Status
1952  Wrecked 06/11/1952 
Disposal Detail
1952 wrecked near Ouessant while under tow from La Rochelle for Newport, Mon. for breaking. 
 

 



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