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Earl Hereford GY 147

Earl Hereford Built 1906 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby 21/12/1912 Sold to Christian M. Evensen Thorshaven Færoe Islands  1917 Requisitioned by French Navy as an auxiliary patrol vessel renamed Guenon  26/8/1917 equipped for dredging service in Le Havre 4/12/1919 goes on sale Bought by F. Evan L’ Orient becomes Pen er Vro then Rauzan 1930 Rauzan is registered in Lorient owner L. Ballias & Co 1939 E. and G. Gautier Frères at Lorient registered as L 1965 20/5/1942, seized by the German Navy and Requisitioned  1/10/1942 becomes V421 22/8/1944, scuttled in Bayonne


Her Details are

  • Official Number 123569 
  • Yard Number 110 
  • GT 259 NT 111 
  • Dimensions 128.4 x 22 x 11.8 
  • Quarter deck 68 
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 63 NHP 10¾ knots 

Raised and scrapped in 1951