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Name: APLEY
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 25/08/1908
Completed: 10/1908
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 384
Dimensions: 222grt, 85nrt, 120.5 x 21.6 x 11.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 20 & 33 x 24ins), 68nhp
Engines by: WVG Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127418
History:
16/10/1908 Neyland Steam Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd (A Scott), Milford
06/12/1917 Sank
Comments: 1908: Allocated fishing registration number M226 at Milford
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 3pdr gun
06/12/1917: Mined & sunk off Worthing
Mine laid by U-Boat UC71


Above photo copyright of Ann Axton