ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LOBELIA
Construction
STEEL
Date
1898
Description
Yard Number: 197
Official Number: 108433

Engines by Whyte & Mair, Dundee: T. 3 cylinder 12", 19½ & 32"-22" (r) 180lb, 61 RHP, 1SB, 2PF, GS34, HS1080

Captain W. Dayes

1903: Owned by Southern Steam Trawling Co., (Manager: C. C. Morley)
1908: Owned by Southern Steam Trawling Co. Ltd., Milford

1914: In Lloyd's the ship is named as F. J. Smith

Apr 1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to minesweeper. (Admy.no. 974)
Dec 1915: Renamed LOBELIA II
9 Apr 1917: Mined off Fanad Point, Lough Swilly. [See story below.] Mines laid by U-78 (Kapitänleutnant Otto Dröscher). 11 casualties.
(Source: www.llangibby.eclipse.co.uk/milfordtrawlers/)



Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Owner
C Morley & W Goff,Waterford
Dimensions
length 110' x breadth 20.8' x depth 11.3'
gross tonnage 184 tons

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