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Hull Trawlers requisitioned or purchased by the Admiralty in The Great War

 

Vessels requisitioned for active service duties, some who would be released to the fishery reserve see table below. These vessels carried out a variety of tasks and in some cases multiple roles, Minesweeping, Bomb Throwers, Auxilliary Patrol, Escort, Boom Defence. Mine laying, Dan Laying, Target Towing.

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ADMIRALTY NAME
HULL REGISTERED NAME
 
     
HMT AGATE AGATE H2 Lost
HMT ALBATROSS / ALBATROSS III ALBATROSS H277  
HMT AMETHYST / AMETHYST II AMETHYST H401 Later transfered Fishery reserve
HMT ANDREW MARVEL ANDREW MARVEL H466  
HMT ANTHONY HOPE ANTHONY HOPE H1006 Lost
HMT ANZAC / ANZAC II ANZAC H487  
HMT AQUAMARINE AQUAMARINE H356 Also WW2 - DHOON
HMT ARIEL / ARIEL II ARIEL H843 Lost
HMT ARMAGEDDON ARMAGEDDON H319  
HMT ASIA ASIA H829 Lost
HMT ATTENTIVE III SEAWARD HO H312  
HMT AUCKLAND AUCKLAND H441  
HMT AUK AUK H755  
HMT ANTIC AUK H755  
HMT AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIA H1328  
HMT BENDIGO AUSTRALIA H1328  
HMT BALFOUR BALFOUR H432  
HMT BARBADOS BARBADOS H938 Lost 1920 after hitting a mine in North sea
HMT BABS BARBADOS H938 Lost 1920 after hitting a mine in North sea
HMT BASSANIO BASSANIO H732  
HMT BEATRICE BEATRICE H922  
HMT BEMPTON BEMPTON H19  
HMT BENGAL / BENGAL II BENGAL H287  
HMT BERYL / BERYL II BERYL H31  
HMT BIANCA BIANCA H845  
HMT BLANCHE BLANCHE H928 WW2
HMT BONAR LAW BONAR LAW H437  
HMT BOVIC BOVIC H51  
HMT BRUTUS BRUTUS H893  
HMT BURMAH BURMAH H86 Later transfered Fishery reserve
HMT BUZZARD BUZZARD H971  
HMT CAESAR / CAESAR II CAESAR H874  
HMTCAIRO CAIRO H 550  
HMTCANADA / CANADA II CANADA H1  
HMT CAMEO CAMEO H394  
HMT CARDINAL CARDINAL H584 Wrecked 1925
HMT CASSANDRA / CASSANDRA II CASSANDRA H848  
HMT CAVE CAVE H643  
HMT CHALCEDONY CHALCEDONY H341  
HMT CHIEFTAIN CHIEFTAIN H847  
HMT CHRISTOPHER CHRISTOPHER H207  
HMT CHRYSOLITE CHRYSOLITE H513 WW2
HMT CICERO / CICERO II CICERO H931  
HMT CITY of CARLISLE CITY of CARLISLE H52  
HMT CLEOPATRA / CLEOPATRA III CLEOPATRA H860  
HMT COLTMAN COLTMAN H973  
HMT COLUMBIA COLUMBIA H42  
HMT COMMANDER FULLERTON COMMANDER FULLERTON H286  
HMT COMMANDER NASMITH COMMANDER NASMITH H385 WW2
HMT COOT COOT H897  
HMT CORNELIAN CORNELIAN H575  
HMT CUCKOO CUCKOO H309 Became HMT NIGHTJAR (1918 )
HMT DAIMLER DAIMLER H167  
HMT DANE / DANE II DANE H227  
HMT DARRACQ DARRACQ H138  
HMT DE LA POLE DE LA POLE H377  
HMT DIAMOND / DIAMOND II DIAMOND H665  
HMT DOCTOR LEE DOCTOR LEE H50  
HMT DOGGER BANK DOGGER BANK H673  
HMT DORCAS DORCAS H925  
HMT DOVE / DOVE II DOVE H279  
HMT DRYPOOL DRYPOOL H375 Wrecked 1931
HMT DUNNET DUNNET H77  
HMT DURBAN DURBAN H378 Missing North Sea 1919
HMT DUSTER DUSTER H267  
HMT EAGLE EAGLE H454  
HMT EAGLET EAGLE H454 Prev HMT EAGLE became HMT OWLET
HMT EARL KITCHENER EARL KITCHENER H345  
HMT EASTELLA EASTELLA H765  
HMT EASTWARD HO EASTWARD HO H415  
HMT ECCLESHILL ECCLESHILL H376  
HMT ECHO ECHO H367  
HMT EDISON EDISON H430  
HMT EDITOR EDITOR H 442  
HMT EIDER EIDER H459  
HMT ELECTRA / ELECTRA II ELECTRA H661  
HMT ELF KING ELF KING H1012  
HMT ELITE ELITE H714  
HMT ELK ELK H 440  
HMT ELLESMERE ELLESMERE H 767  
HMT ELM ELM H23  
HMT ELSIE ELSIE H320  
HMT ELY ELY H770  
HMT EMERALD EMERALD H910  
HMT EMLEY EMLEY H 384  
HMT EMPEROR EMPEROR H741  
HMT EMU EMU H516  
HMT ENDON ENDON H161  
HMT EPWORTH EPWORTH H386  
HMT EQUATOR EQUATOR H 463  
HMT ERA ERA H461  
HMT ERIN / ERIN II ERIN H757  
HMT ERMINE ERMINE H 753  
HMT ERNE ERNE H465  
HMT ESCORT ESCORT H33  
HMT ESHER ESHER H 163  
HMT ESKE ESKE H859 Wrecked Iceland 1930
HMT ESSEX / ESSEX III ESSEX H762  
HMT ETNA ETNA H940  
HMT ETON H380 ETON H380  
HMT EUREKA EUREKA H373  
HMT EURIPIDES EURIPIDES H 959 Wrecked 1921
HMT EVADNE EVADNE H945  
HMT EVEREST EVEREST H942  
HMT EVERTON EVERTON H297  
HMT EVESHAM EVESHAM H306  
HMT FALSTAFF FALSTAFF H917  
HMT FARADAY FARADAY H490 Lost WW2
HMT FERRIBY FERRIBY H629 Lost WW2
HMT FILEY FILEY H8 re requisitioned after been wrecked and repaired
HMT FLICKER FLICKER H 334  
HMT FORWARD HO FORWARD HO H331  
HMT FRASER FRASER H951  
HMT GAMECOCK GAMECOCK H810  
HMT GANTON GANTON H110  
HMT GARNET GARNET H495  
HMT GAUL GAUL H761  
HMT GENERAL GORDON GENERAL GORDON H844  
HMT GONZALO GONZALO H 892  
HMT GOOD HOPE GOOD HOPE H722  
HMT GOOD LUCK GOOD LUCK H497  
HMT GOZO GOZO H545 Lost 1945
HMT GRACKLE GRACKLE H224  
HMT GRECIAN EMPIRE GRECIAN EMPIRE H479  
HMT GRENADA GRENADA H947  
HMT GROSBEAK GROSBEAK H108  
HMT GROUSE GROUSE H100  
HMT GULL GULL H 241 Lost 1922
HMT HAMLET HAMLET H867  
HMT HAWK HAWK H 238  
HMT HOBART HOBART H555  
HMT HOKIANGA NEW ZEALAND H413  
HMT HORATIO HORATIO H877  
HMT HORNSEA HORNSEA H485  
HMT IAGO IAGO H963  
HMT IBIS IBIS H764  
HMT IMPERIAL QUEEN IMPERIAL QUEEN H193 Missing 1920
HMT INDIAN EMPIRE INDIAN EMPIRE H957  
HMT IRAWADI IRAWADI H941  
HMT ISLE OF MAN ISLE OF MAN H826 Missing 1919
HMT ISLE OF WIGHT ISLE OF WIGHT H852  
HMT JACINTH JACINTH H33  
HMT JAMAICA JAMAICA H216  
HMT JAY JAY H278  
HMT JERICHOE JERICHOE H310  
HMT JESSICA JESSICA H870  
HMT JOHANNESBURG JOHANNESBURG H711  
HMT JOHN SHERBURN JOHN SHERBURN H644  
HMT JULIET JULIET H880  
HMT JUNCO JUNCO H587  
HMT KELVIN KELVIN H357  
HMT KILLDEER KILLDEER H1014 Lost 1919 collision
HMT KING EMPEROR KING EMPEROR H202  
HMT KING LEAR KING LEAR H871  
HMT KITE / KITE II KITE H773  
HMT KLONDYKE KLONDYKE H420  
HMT KNOT KNOT H784  
HMT LAPWING / LAPWING II LAPWING H258  
HMT LIVINGSTONE LIVINGSTONE H496  
HMT LOON LOON H119  
HMT LORD DENMAN LORD DENMAN H118  
HMT LORD HENEAGE LORD HENEAGE H27  
HMT LORD KNOLLYS LORD KNOLLYS H327  
HMT LORD LANSDOWNE LORD LANSDOWNE H1004  
HMT LORD LISTER LORD LISTER H484  
HMT LORD MERSEY LORD MERSEY H427  
HMT LORD MINTO LORD MINTO H105  
HMT LORD READING LORD READING H429  
HMT LORD ROBERTS. LORD ROBERTS. H 955  
HMT LORD SALISBURY LORD SALISBURY H323  
HMT LORDSHIP LORD FISHER H264  
HMT LORENZO LORENZO H865  
HMT LUCKNOW LUCKNOW H 739  
HMT LUNDY LUNDY H993  
HMT LYSANDER / LYSANDER II LYSANDER H800  
HMT MACBETH MACBETH H869  
HMT MACDUFF / MACDUFF II MACDUFF H894  
HMT MACFARLANE MACFARLANE H997  
HMT MACKENZIE MACKENZIE H349  
HMT MACLEAY MACLEAY H1022  
HMT MAFEKING MAFEKING H716 LOST 1922
HMT MAGNETA MAGNETA H354 LOST 1922
HMT MAGPIE MAGPIE H802  
HMT MARCONI MARCONI H488  
HMT MARNE / MARNE II MARNE H231  
HMT MARTIN / MARTIN II MARTIN H187  
HMT MASTWING MASTWING H981  
HMT MAX PEMBERTON MAX PEMBERTON H563  
HMT MERLIN / MERLIN II MERLIN H924  
HMT MICHAEL ANGELO MICHAEL ANGELO H324  
HMT MIKADO MIKADO H823  
HMT MILETUS MILETUS H366  
HMT MINO MINO H799  
HMT MIRANDA / MIRANDA III MIRANDA H875  
HMT MOPSA MOPSA H966  
HMT MYNA MYNA H379  
HMT NEPTUNIAN NEPTUNIAN H626  
HMT NERISSA / NERISSA II NERISSA H879  
HMT NEW ZEALAND NEW ZEALAND H413 Renamed HMT HOKIANGA
HMT NEWLAND NEWLAND H653  
HMT NIGHTJAR CUCKOO H309 1914 - 1918 HMT CUCKOO
HMT NORMAN / NORMAN II NORMAN H249  
HMT NORTH KING / NORTH KING II NORTH KING H882  
HMT OCEAN QUEEN OCEAN QUEEN H856  
HMT OCEANIC / OCEANIC II OCEANIC H449  
HMT OLIVINE OLIVINE H849  
HMT ONWARD ONWARD H980  
HMT ONYX / ONYX II ONYX H1029  
HMT OPHIR / OPHIR III OPHIR H725  
HMT ORIOLE / ORIOLE II ORIOLE H 926  
HMT ORSINO ORSINO H 864  
HMT OSTRICH / OSTRICH II OSTRICH H729  
HMT OTHELLO II OTHELLO II H956  
HMT OWL / OWL II OWL H801  
HMT OWLET EAGLE H454 Previous - HMT EAGLET & HMT EAGLE
HMT PARRAMATTA PARRAMATTA H455  
HMT PEARL / PEARL II PEARL H883  
HMT PEARY PEARY H1016  
HMT PERIDOT PERIDOT H234  
HMT PERSIAN EMPIRE PERSIAN EMPIRE H476  
HMT PHOEBE / PHOEBE II PHOEBE H881  
HMT PIGEON / PIGEON II PIGEON H155  
HMT PINTAIL PINTAIL H982  
HMT PLYM PLYM H254  
HMT POMONA POMONA H462  
HMT POONAH POONAH H737  
HMT PRETORIA PRETORIA H701 Later Lost
HMT PRINCE PALANTINE PRINCE PALANTINE H95  
HMT PRINCESS JULIANA PRINCESS JULIANA H824  
HMT PRINCESS LOUISE / PRINCESS LOUISE II PRINCESS LOUISE H140  
HMT PRINCESS MARIE JOSE PRINCESS MARIE JOSE H242  
HMT PRINCESS VICTORIA PRINCESS VICTORIA H766  
HMT PUFFIN PUFFIN H974  
HMT QUAIL QUAIL H236  
HMT QUICKLEY QUICKLEY H99 Q SHIP
HMT RAMBLER RAMBLER H399  
HMT RAVEN / RAVEN II / RAVEN III RAVEN H858  
HMT REDCAP REDCAP H962  
HMT REEVE REEVE H846  
HMT RHODESIA RHODESIA H443  
HMT RIBBLE RIBBLE H255 Lost 1920
HMT ROBIN / ROBIN II ROBIN H4  
HMT ROMAN EMPIRE ROMAN EMPIRE H431  
HMT ROSALIND / ROSALIND II ROSALIND H839  
HMT ROWSAY ROWSAY H410 Later Lost
HMT RUBY RUBY H494  
HMT RUFF RUFF H34  
HMT St CLAIR St CLAIR H803  
HMT St CYR St CYR H257  
HMT St DENIS St DENIS H228  
HMT St ELMO St ELMO H3 Wrecked 1921
HMT St GERMAIN St GERMAIN H929  
HMT St HUBERT St HUBERT H493  
HMT St IVES St IVES H11  
HMT St JOHNS St JOHNS H81  
HMT St LOUIS St LOUIS H503  
HMT St MALO St MALO H371  
HMT St MAURICE St MAURICE H715  
HMT St VINCENT / St VINCENT II St VINCENT H933  
HMT SAPLER SAPLER H580  
HMT SARDIUS SARDIUS H197  
HMT SCHIPPERKE SCHIPPERKE H308  
HMT SCOTT SCOTT H968  
HMT SEA KING SEA KING H531 Q SHIP
HMT SEA LION SEA LION H 542  
HMT SEA MONARCH SEA MONARCH H411  
HMT SEA RANGER SEA RANGER H188  
HMT SEA SEARCHER SEA SEARCHER H148  
HMT SEA SWEEPER SEA SWEEPER H409  
HMT SEALARK / SEALARK II SEALARK H407  
HMT SERFIB SERFIB H536  
HMT SHAMA SHAMA H641  
HMT SIR JAMES RECKITT SIR JAMES RECKITT H32  
HMT SIR JOHN FRENCH SIR JOHN FRENCH H262  
HMT SIR MARKS SYKES SIR MARKS SYKES H43  
HMT SNIPE SNIPE H133 LOST 1922
HMT SPEEDWELL / SPEEDWELL II SPEEDWELL H481 Q SHIP
HMT SPEETON SPEETON H104  
HMT SPIDER SPIDER H914 Lost but later salvaged
HMT STALWART / STALWART II STALWART H213  
HMT STANLEY WEYMAN STANLEY WEYMAN H1005  
HMT STORNOWAY STORNOWAY H83  
HMT STRONSAY STRONSAY H387  
HMT SWALLOW SWALLOW H97  
HMT SWAN II SWAN H700  
HMT SYLVIA SYLVIA H439  
HMT T R FERENS T R FERENS H1027  
HMT TALLY HO TALLY HO H552  
HMT TANAGER TANAGER H134  
HMT TANJORE TANJORE H759 Lost 1924
HMT TEAL TEAL H90  
HMT TERN TERN H961  
HMT THANET THANET H549  
HMT THOMAS STRATTEN THOMAS STRATTEN H116  
HMT THRUSH THRUSH H703  
HMT TOKIO TOKIO H954  
HMT TOM TIT TOM TIT H35  
HMT TOPAZ TOPAZ H511  
HMT TORONTO TORONTO H218  
HMT TOUCHSTONE TOUCHSTONE H934  
HMT TOURMALINE TOURMALINE H850  
HMT TOWHEE TOWHEE H987  
HMT TRIER TRIER H153  
HMT TROGON TROGON H949  
HMT TRUMPETER TRUMPETER H1020  
HMT TUGELA TUGELA H521  
HMT VERA VERA H960  
HMT VIGILANT / VIGILANT II VIGILANT H232  
HMT VIOLA / VIOLA II VIOLA H868  
HMT VIREO VIREO H446  
HMT VULTURE / VULTURE II VULTURE H470  
HMT WALTER . S . BAILEY WALTER . S . BAILEY H546  
HMT WARBLER WARBLER H507  
HMT WARTER PRIORY WARTER PRIORY H811  
HMT WESTRAY WESTRAY H390  
HMT WESTWARD HO / WESTWARD HO II WESTWARD HO H347  
HMT WHITE EAR WHITE EAR H129  
HMT WHITETHROAT WREN H215 Also - HMT WREN
HMT WHITEFRIARS WHITEFRIARS H866  
HMT WILLETT WILLETT H976  
HMT WREN WREN H215 Also - HMT WHITETHROAT
HMT YOKOHAMA H20 YOKOHAMA H20