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Aberdeen Built Ships

Aberdeen Press and Journal : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

Aberdeen Evening Express : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 : Patrick Stephens Ltd., now Haynes Publishing, Publisher.

British Warships 1914-1919: Dittmar and Colledge : Ian Allan Publishing Ltd., Publisher.

Customs and Excise Registers of Sea Fishing Boats

Fishing News, Intrafish, Publisher.

Mariners Almanac : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

Mercantile Navy Lists via the CLIP Project.

Olsens Fishermans Nautical Almanack : E T W Dennis & Sons Ltd, Publisher.

Scotsman Archives: Johnstone Publications.

Steam Drifters, A Brief History : Jim Tarvit : Scottish Fisheries Museum, Publisher.

Warships of World War II : Lenton and Colledge : Ian Allan Publishing Ltd., Publisher.



Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
 YH 24
( chronological order)

1. Owner: Bloomfields Ltd., Yarmouth

Ocean Guide  
Official Number:  Port: Yarmouth  
135081 2. Owner: By 1947 G E Haylett, Scratby, Great Yarmouth and others.  


1914 J Chambers & Co., Ltd., Lowestoft

Port: Yarmouth  
3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Steam screw ketch, 1st class, 8 men, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
   80.4 ft.loa., 18.2ft.b., 9.1ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  75grt., 35nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Steam engine 20nhp    

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Radio Call Sign:       
 1914 to 1919      


 1914 completed and registered YH 24 Ocean Guide.

1914 September on hire to Admiralty as Patrol Boat; Ad No 238; fitted with one 3pdr., gun.

1919 returned to owners

1939 December on hire to Admiralty as Mobile Wiping Unit

1946 March returned to owners.

1955 registry closed vessel scrapped.