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23rd A/S TRAWLER
GROUP

 

H.M.T. Berkshire

H.M.T. Berkshire in wartime trim

Part of the 23rd A/S trawler group. Mentioned in the Admiralty report dated 19 April 1940.

Reg.
Number

Built &
Registered

Builders

Gross
Tons

Nett
Tons

Length
(feet)

Breadth
(feet)

Depth
(feet)

Official
Number

Call
sign

GY151

March
1935

Smiths Dock,
M'brough

466

168

164.1

27.1

14.3

164406

GYGY

Brief History:

Built for Berkshire Fishing Company, Grimsby

Requisitioned by the Admiralty in January 1936 as the (A/S) anti-submarine trawler Tourmaline (T.42)

Naval Officers and respective appointment dates to the Berkshire as at March 1940:

Skipper R.N.R.

H. Ford

10 Dec. 1939

 

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