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Namur GY 549

Namur Built 1917 Bow McLachlan & Co Paisley Built as Castle Class Trawler Benjamin Cooke for the Admiralty  1922 The vessel was sold to Societe Anonyme Armement Ostendais Ostend became Emiel Vandervelde Belgium  Call sign changed to ORDA  Lloyds Register listed GT 213 NT 75 Belgian measurement 
12/1938 Acquired by Consolidated Fisheries registered with subsidiary Rhondda Steam Fishing renamed Namur  05/1940 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol trawler  12/1940 Changed to a Boom defence vessel  03/1942 Bought by Aberdeen owners  11/1943 The vessel was bought by the Admiralty  1944 Renamed Pallisade  07/1946 The vessel was laid up later sold 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 144667
  • Yard Number 347 
  • GT 276 NT 107 
  • Dimensions 125.7 x 23.4 x 12.8 
  • Quarterdeck 72 Foc’sle 21 
  • Engines Triple expansion, 12½, 21, 35 x 26 in 87 NHP by Bow McLachlan & Co
  • Call Sign MEQP