At Milford Haven GN 52

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Robert Kettle & Milford Trawler website

                Inverforth  GN 52                      

Built 1914   Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby as "Jacinth"    (Steel)
Yard No 584
Owner at New Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd,  Hull (Lawrewnce Spring manager)
ID no 136181
Launch Date 29.11.1913
Completed 02.1914
Gross Tons 248
Nett Tons 98
Engine 76 hp   T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Length 121.9ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.2ft


23.02.1914 Registered at Hull H 33.
02.1916 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper Ad.No1226) based on the Northern Patrol.
21.08.1917 In company with "Thomas Young" SN67 & "Chikara" GY 364 Sank U- 41  by Depth Charge  in the Firth of Tay.
10.10.1917 Arthur Taylor appointed manager.
1919 Returned to Owners.
1924 Walter Scott appointed manager.
02.1926 Owned by Bunch Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.  
27.02.1926 Hull registry closed.
05.03.1926 Walter Crampin appointed manager.
05.03.1926 Registered at Grimsby GY 383.
28.11.1928 Bill of Sale: Owned by David Dryburgh, Granton Edinburgh.
03.12.1928 David Dryburgh appionted manager.
08.12.1928 Mortgaged by David Dryburgh, Granton Edinburgh (A).
08.12.1928 Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh (secure sums due & interest).
15.09.1934 Rescued members of a British Arctic exploration team from Angmagsalik Greenland (after receiving radio message ) and returned them safely to Aberdeen.
Pre1935 Planet Fishing Co Ltd appointed  managers.
05.02.1936 Grimsby registry closed.
02.1936 Renamed "INVERFORTH"
02.1936 Registered at Granton GN 35.
30.12.1937 Towed the propeller less Aberdeen S.T. "Calvinia" A.8, 15 miles to Aberdeen.
28.11.1939 Requisitioned and converted to an Auxiliary Patrol Vessel.
04.1940 Converted to minesweeper (P.No.FY.729) based at Swansea with the 132nd M/S group.
1945 Owned by Yolland Trawling Co Ltd,  Milford Haven (John Yolland manager).
12.04.1946 Returned  to Owners.
1946 Owned by Cairo Fishing Co (Yolland Bros) Ltd, Milford Haven  (John Yolland manager).
1955 Sold to as scrap to Belgian shipbreakers .
16.08.1955 Arrived at Ruisbroek Belgium
08.1955 Scrapped at Ruisbroek Belgium.
08.1955 Granton registry closed.
  Reproduced with acknowledgment to Milford Trawler website
As "Jacinth" H 33
Reproduced with acknowledgment to Joe Kerr