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Malacolite GY 342

Malacolite Built 1917 by Cook Welton & Gemmell
Originally Ordered by Kingston Steam Trawling Co Hull But Purchased by the Admiralty on the Stocks, built as a Non-Standard Castle Class Trawler
Named Richard Bagley
1921 sold to Kingston Steam Trawling Co renamed Malacolite H 574
25/10/1928 sold to J Stewart Ltd Hull
20/01/1931 Sold to W Beeley Grimsby
Registered as GY 342
02/1931 sold to Princess Steam Fishing Co Grimsby
28/08/1939 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
19/01/1940 Returned
19/03/1940 Requisitioned again as a mine sweeper
17/09/1945 Returned to owners
1946 sold to Grimsby Merchants Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd Grimsby
1950 went to D Wood Aberdeen and renamed Strathallen A 650
21/06/1954 sold for scrap to Van Heyghen Freres Belgium

Her Details are

  • Official Number 143766
  • Yard Number 340L
  • Admiralty Number FY 796
  • GT 248 NT 109
  • Dimensions 125.4 x 22.5 x 12.2
  • Quarter Deck 66
  • Engines Amos & Smith 480 IHP 10.5 knots

Broken up at Ghent