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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 7

Then S.T. SANTANDER FD 138 (1927)

 

No photo available

 

 

Completed: 27 May 1918 

Paid off: 31 Jan 1919

Fate: Sold several times after WW I. Her final disposition is unknown

 

Built by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., TR 7 was completed on 17 May 1918. Her specifications were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. TR 7 was sold in 1920 to Rose Street Foundry & Engineering Co. Ltd., Inverness for lay up and possible re-classification as a steam trawler. In 1921 she was transferred to Inverness as the expense of the Admiralty. In August 1926 she was sold to Boston Deep sea Fishing and Ice Co. Ltd., Inverness. Re-sold to the Brazilian Gov't in 1927 and later renamed Santander, her Fleetwood registry was closed on 04 Oct 1928.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr, Robert Roy Russell, RCN - 27 May 1918 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

G-H

Henry, Harold Frederick

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Drafted to TR 7 on 27 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

Moore, John Joseph

1867-1966

 

 

 

 

Q-R

Russell, Robert Roy

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Commanding officer

27 May 1918

 

 

 

 

 

Links

History of S.T. Santander FD138

Personal photo gallery of John Joseph Moore

 

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