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THRUSH H703
Built
1902
Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd
Off Number
116106
Length Ft
110.0
Tons Gross
166
Yard Number
49
Breadth Ft
21.0
Tons Net
63
Launched
04 10 1902
Draught
11.1
Hp
51 HP
Registered
27 11 1902
Engine Builder
N E Marine Engineering Co Ltd
Knots
K
Registered THRUSH H703 Owners 27 11 1902 Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd - George Beeching Manager
    Tonnage 01 01 1914 Adjusted to 62.7 Net tons
  HMT THRUSH Owners Nov 1914
Renamed HMT THRUSH II Owners Feb 1915 Renamed Admiralty
  THRUSH H703 Owners 12 Mar 1919 Returned to Owners
    Owners 11 02 1936 - Brixham Trawlers ( Managed R Dugdall & Son managers ) Fleetwood
    Owners 12 1936 Moved to Fleetwood
Renamed AMBITION Owners 11 Apr 1944 Admiralty Requisition - renamed
  THRUSH H703 Owners 28 11 1944 Returned to Owners
    Sold for Scrapping 09 1956 Thomas W Ward Sheffield
    . 23 07 1957 Hull Register Closed
Fate : 05 Sept 1956 Scrapped Preston
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
Nov 1914
547
Minesweeper
1919
1915 Based at Cromarty
11 Apr 1940
Esso Fuel Carrier
Nov 1944
Assigned to Operation Neptune – Normandy landings.
 

 

Fact File

28 03 1904 - 08.50 The crew of the Hull Trawler ADRIATIC H448 were boarding their small boat to transfer fish to the cutter,  when the Hull Trawler PARRAMATTA H445 collided with their port side. The crew of the ADRIATIC took to their boat and were Picked up by the crew of the Hull Trawler THRUSH H703. The ADRIATIC H448 sank about three hours after the collision, The THRUSH conveyed the crew of the Adriatic back to Hull. The Parramatta returned to Hull with her bow stove in.

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
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STEED JAMES 45 THRUSH H703 . Deckhand 09 Jan 1903 5.45pm North Sea Died aboard vessel - Died of heart disease and pneumonia
. . . 27 Newton St Hull . Owner . .
KINGDOM CORNELIUS L . THRUSH H703 . Skipper 1903 .
CARR THOMAS . THRUSH H703 . Skipper 1904 .
PEARMAN HENRY . THRUSH H703 . Skipper 1904 .Nov 1904 enquiry into Russian Outrage
WALLIS THOMAS . THRUSH H703 . Mate / Second Hand 1903 .
GASSON S . THRUSH H703 . Bosun 1903 .
WILSON C.H . THRUSH H703 . Third hand 1903 .
BIGGADYKE C . THRUSH H703 . Fourth hand 1903 .