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Name: CYGNET
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 27/02/1907
Completed: 04/1907
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 340
Dimensions: 285grt, 139nrt, 133.0 x 22.5 x 11.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 34 x 25ins), 58nhp;
(1948: Oil engine, 2SA, 5cyl), 500bhp);
(1961: Oil engine, 2SA, 6cyl), 600bhp)
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields;
(1948: Harland & Wolff Ltd, Glasgow);
(1961: Wichmann Mtrf, Rubbestadneset)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124687
History:
18/04/1907 Mason & Wright, Fleetwood
16/05/1907 Cygnet Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood
11/1925 Trawl A/B Fiskmasen (S Sanne), Uddevalla; renamed STORMFAGELN
11/1936 Knut Vartdal, Aalesund; renamed RAMOEN
1945 Rederi A/S Ramoen, Aalsund
1963 Broken up
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration FD110 at Fleetwood
08/1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
03/1917: Temporarily renamed CYGNET II
12/03/1919: Returned to owner
09/1939: Transferred to Norwegian Navy as guardship in Oslofjord
14/04/1940: Seized by Germans and put into service
1945: Returned to owners


Above photo as CYGNET is courtesy of Fleetwood Maritime Heritage

Above photo as CYGNET is courtesy of Fleetwood Maritime Heritage