As HMT "Perihelion"

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Gantock Rock  GN 3

Built 1914    Goole Shipbuilding and Repairing  Co Ltd, Goole as "Perihelion"  (Steel)
Yard No 164
Owner at New Grimsby & North Sea Trawling Co Ltd,  Grimsby (John R. Mackrill manager)
ID no 136995
Launch Date 12.05.1914
Completed 08.1914
Gross Tons 215
Nett Tons 98
Engine 76 hp    T.3-cyl by  Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Length 120ft
Breadth 22ft
Depth 11.6ft
24.08.1914 Mortgaged by Grimsby & North Sea Trawling Co Ltd,  Grimsby (A).
24.08.1914 Mortgagee: National & Provincial Bank of England (secure account & interest).
25.08.1914 Registered at Grimsby GY 197.
09.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad. No.608) based on the Tyne.
22.10.1915 Mortgage (A) discharged.
19.12.1919 Alfred Bannister appointed manager.
1920 Returned to Owners.
29.07.1921 Bill of Sale: Owned by Weston Willam Crampin & William Crampin, Grimsby.
05.08.1921 Weston William Crampin appointed manager.
22.02.1922 Bill of Sale: Owned by Weston William Crampin, Wiilliam Crampin, Grimsby & Herbert George Crampin, Cleethorpes Lincolnshire.
01.03.1922 Herbert George Crampin appointed manager.
10.04.1923 Bill of Sale: Owned by Perihelion Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
07.04.1923 Herbert George Crampin appointed manager.
22.08.1928 Bill of Sale: Owned by David  Dryburgh, Robert Dryburgh, Thomas Dryburgh Liston & George Hunter, Leith Edinburgh.
22.09.1928 David Dryburgh appointed manager.
08.02.1929 Renamed "GANTOCK ROCK".
26.02.1929 Grimsby registry closed.
02.1929 Registered at Granton  GN 3.
Pre1935 Planet Fishing Co Ltd appointed  managers
1936 Renamed "INVERCLYDE".
17.09.1936 Ran aground at Cairnbulg Aberdeenshire. Refloated with aid of a tug and taken to Peterhead. Fined 2 for landing undersized fish
19.12.1936 Skipper J. Combe, Leith stranded at Cairnbulg Aberdeenshire, later refloated.
1937 Owned by Bell, Cook & Swanney, Granton Edinburgh (Robert Bell Jnr manager).
08.1939 Requisitioned and converted to Water Carrier.
16.10.1942 Lost foundered under tow off Beachy Head Sussex.