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References:
Customs and Excise Register

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
3984 (later R 90)
( chronological order)
Name:   

1. Owner:Admiralty

Hurricane
Official Number if Transferred: 
137714
2. Owner: 
Built: 
1919, April 5th, Richards Ironworks, Lowestoft.
3. Owner: 
Type of Vessel and Armament:
Port: 
Standard Drifter, wooden.
wner: 
Length:  Port: 
87.8ft loa., 86 ft. lok., 19.8ft b., 9.8ft d.
5. Owner: 
Tonnage:  Port: 
   98.85 grt., 41.79nt.
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:     

   
Years:     
1919
   

History: 

 1919, completed and delivered April 5th

1919 sold for fishing and registered as trawler R 90 Hurricane, November 13th

1927 renamed R 90 Charde

1939, November, war service as minesweeper.

1940 registrey closed November 7th. Vessel lost at sea following collision on June 21st whilst on Government Service.