Giovanni Guinti 1918 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

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Giovanni Guinti 1918 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

Post by Woody » Thu May 31, 2012 9:42 pm

HMS Giovanni Guinti
Naval Trawler, Castle Class - Ad No 3792
HMS Idaho - Base Ship
Launched by Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, Yard No 341A, on 31/5/1918. 31/3/1937 lost on a reef at Iceland
360t light, 547t deep load
125 ft 6in pp x 23ft 6in x 12ft 6in (depth of hold)
Engine by Fawcett Preston & Co Ltd, Liverpool
1 Shaft reciprocating VTE, 480 ihp, giving 10.5 knots
1 x 4in
Crew 18 approx, depending on role

Completed as an escort
19/1/1919 she became the Auxiliary Patrol Base Ship at Milford Haven and was renamed HMS Idaho
April 1919 used for 4in mounted gun trials
1919 renamed GIOVANI GUINTI when finished as Base Ship
1920 sold as a mercantile to The Cygnet Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood Hudson Steam
24/6/1921 renamed CYMREA (FD367).
1932 sold to W. C. Farrow, Hull - H438
3/8/1932 renamed SIR MARK SYKES (H438).
1935 sold to White Star Steam Fishing Co of Aberdeen Ltd, Aberdeen (H. A. Holmes, manager).
21/11/1935 renamed LOCH MORAR (A361).
31/3/1937 struck a reef in heavy weather, 1500yds offshore at Eyraebakke, S.W. Coast of Iceland. All twelve crew lost

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Line drawing of the Castle Class

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Re: Giovanni Guinti 1918 HMS - Admiralty Trawler

Post by Woody » Wed May 31, 2017 1:13 pm

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as Cymrea
David Slinger

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