Swallow GY 1144 as Dereske at Milford

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Stevenson & Milford Trawler website

Swallow GY 1144

Built 1899       Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull  (Steel)
Yard No 467
Owner at New Pioneer Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (George E. J. Moody manager).
ID no 110941
Launch Date 14.12.1899
Completed 02.1900
Gross Tons 200
Nett Tons 72
Engine 52hp T.3-cyl by Earle's Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Length 115.3ft
Breadth 21.5ft
Depth 11.2ft


02.1900 Registered at Grimsby GY 1144
02.1916 Owned by Grimsby Steam Fishing Co Ltd,  Grimsby (George E. J. Moody manager) .
Undated To Granton.
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel.
1919 Returned to Owners.
04.1926 Owned by Great Central Grimsby Central Co-operative Engineering & Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby (George L. Alward manager)..
10.06.1928 Owned by Garratt & Jeffs, Grimsby (Walter Garratt manager).
26.02.1930 Fred B. Jeffs appointed manager.
07.1928 Renamed "DERESKE".
05.1931 Owned by Plymouth Trawlers Ltd, Plymouth  (John Chant manager).
1938 Owned by Sidney Scawen, Newton Abbot Devon (Arthur Dexter, Brixham manager).
19.11.1940 Assisted in rescuing the crew from S.S. "Nestlea" (4274g/1921) WSW fron the Old Head of Kinsale.
19.07.1941 Reportedly attacked by an FW200 German aeroplane 12 miles WNW from Blasket Islands, Co. Kerry Irleand.
02.1946 Owned by Raw Materials Supply Corporation Ltd, London.
11.1950 Sold as scrap.