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Name Official number Flag IMO
BEN ARDNA  133619  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1912  09/12/1912   
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Trawler  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen Footdee  522 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
197 grt / 76 nrt / 115.2 ft  22.2 ft  12.0 ft   
Engine builder Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen
Engine detail
T3cyl. (12, 20, 34 - 24)". 180psi. 78rhp. 475ihp
1-Screw. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, N Shields - manager John H Irvin, Aberdeen  Aberdeen  26/12/1912 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
08.1914 requisitioned by the Admiralty for service with the Dover Patrol.  
Vessel history
 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1915  Mined 08/08/1915 
Disposal Detail
While in service minesweeping, she detonated a mine near Elbow Buoy off Dover and sank within ten minutes.
One crewman, William Harwood Brown, was drowned but 9 others took to the boat and were picked up by other trawlers in the area. 
 

 



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