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Name Official number Flag IMO
VENUS  109080  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1898  01/09/1898   
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Trawler  Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Mackie & Thomson, Govan Old Yard  235 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
172 grt / 52 nrt / 110.0 ft  21.0 ft  10.9 ft   
Engine builder Muir & Houston Ltd., Glasgow
Engine detail
T3cyl (12, 19½, 32 x 22)in. 180lb 52nhp 400ihp, 1-screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William Widdowson, Hull.  Hull   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1907 L Déro, Le Havre - reg Le Havre
1914 Delpierre & Bourgain - mng Delpierre & Fils, Boulogne - reg Boulogne
1932 Jean Wattez et Compagnie, Boulogne
1935 Pierre Lépine-Pollet, Boulogne
 
Vessel history
6/8/1914 requisitioned by French Navy as auxiliary patrol vessel VENUS
6/1/1919 returned to owner
5/1940 requisitioned by French Navy as a minesweeper VENUS (AD 76) and carried 207 men to England in Operation Dynamo. 
Remarks
Fishery number: H429?; 1907 H924; 1914 B375 
End year Fate / Status
1940  Bombed 01/06/1940 
Disposal Detail
Sunk by aerial bombardement at Dunkerque 
 

 



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