Benton Castle M 122                     

Built 1896    Edwards Bros Ltd, North Shields (Steel)
   
Yard No 519
   
Owner at New George Hogarth Douglas Birt, G. R. Birt, G. Tunley, J. Lloyd, Milford Haven  (George Hogarth Douglas Birt owner/manager)
   
ID no 107041
   
Launch Date 27.06.1896
   
Completed 07.1896
   
Gross Tons 146
   
Nett Tons 33
   
Engine 55 hp   T.3-cyl by North Eastern Marine Engineering Co, Sunderland
   
Length 105ft
   
Breadth 20.9ft
   
Depth 11ft
   
Owners  
20.08.1896 Registered at Milford Haven M 122.
10.05.1897 Milford registry closed.
05.1897 Registered at London  LO 151
13.08.1906 Owned by Castle Steam Trawlers Co Ltd, Swansea. 
08.1906 London registry closed.
13.08.1906 Registered at Swansea SA 21.
13.08.1906 George Hogarth Douglas Birt, Milford Haven appointed manager
29.08.1906 Crawford Heron appointed manager
11.02.1908 Owned by John Cairns, St Margaretís Fife Scotland. & James William Petersen,  Granton Edinburgh (James W. Petersen manager).  
01.06.1909 Mortgaged by John Cairns, St Margaretís Fife Scotland & James William Petersen, 1 Granton Square Edinburgh (A).
01.06.1909 Mortgagee: Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh.
13.06.1913 Mortgage (A) discharged.
13.06.1913 Owned by N.V. Zeevisscherij Maatschappij  St. Philipsland, Holland (J.Holster manager).
13.06.1913 Swansea registry closed.
1913 Renamed "WILHELMINA".
1913 Registered at St. Philipsland PS 1.
1916 C. Van Wiwnen Jnr, appointed manager.
1918 St. Philipsland registry closed.
1918 Registered at Ijmuiden IMJ 112.
07.1920 Lost assumed sunk following a mine explosion, all crew saved.
   
   
  Dutch registry information kindly supplied Jan Harteveld Holland
   
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