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Name: COMMANDER CAWLEY
Type: Pilot Vessel
Launched: 24/07/1899
Completed: 09/1899
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Stone Quay, South Shields
Yard Number: 213
Dimensions: 218grt, 89nrt, 120.5 x 23.1 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.25, 19.5 & 32 x 22.5ins), 52rhp
Engines by: GT Grey, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel & Iron
Reg Number: 110739
History:
09/1899 Humber Pilots Steam Cutter Co Ltd, Hull
1931 Air Ministry
194X Renamed CAWLEY
05/07/1946 The Admiralty
Broken up
Comments: 1931: Sold to the Air Ministry for 2000 less any expenses incurred
Known as RAFA (Royal Air Force Auxiliary) CAWLEY
1946: Laid up at Milford Haven
Subsequently sold for breaking up


Above photo courtesy of HumberPilots

Above photo courtesy of Frank Parsons. Model on display at Hull Maritime Museum

Above photo as RAFA CAWLEY courtesy of SCG Archives

Above photo as RAFA CAWLEY courtesy of the RAF Museum