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References:
Steam Drifters: Jim Tarvit

British Warships 1914-1919: F J Dittmar & J J Colledge

Mariners Almanac

Olsens Almanac

 
 

 
Admiralty No/Port Letters and Numbers
Owners & Port History

( chronological order)
Name:   

1. Owner:

Ocean Swell
Official Number if Transferred: 

2. Owner: 
Built: 
1918 J W Brooke & Co., Ltd., Lowestoft.
3. Owner: 
Type of Vessel and Armament:
Port: 
Standard Drifter, Steel; design by Alex Hall & Co., Aberdeen.
4. Owner: 
Length:  Port: 
  86. ft. lok., 18.0ft b., 10.6ft d.(Standard design dimensions as per Admiralty specification)
5. Owner: 
Tonnage:  Port: 
   97 grt., 42nt.
6. Owner: 
Engine Power:  Port: 
270 design ihp., 30 nhp., triple expansion steam engine designed by William Beardmore & Co., Ltd., Coatbridge.
 

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Radio Call Sign:     
GKKD
   
Years:     
1920
   

History: 

 1920 ordered by Admiralty but cancelled.

1920 completed by builders as fishing boat.

1920 registered LT 1210 Ocean Swell

1930c vessel sold and reregistered YH471 Ocean Swell.

1939, October, war service asanti submarine net vessel; Ad No Z163.

1945 August, returned to fishing.

1954 registry closed vessel scrapped.