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Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Billow (ex-Sunshine) 3951 44 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   7.1918 9/1918 sold 1935
Blare 4140   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Blizzard 3971 90 Colby, Lowestoft   1918 7/1918 sold 1921
Blue Haze 4144 8 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 6.1919 sold 7.1919
Blush 4198   Brooke, Lowestoft   --- --- cancelled 1919
Bluster 4199   Brooke, Lowestoft   --- --- cancelled 1919
Bow Wave 4142 9 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 7.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Breaker 4143   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Brine 3956 53 Ouse, Hook   15.7.1918 7/1918 sold 7.1920
Broil 4144   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Bubble 4145   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 sold 12.1919
Calm 3877 442 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.5.1918 6/1918 sold 8.1920
Cascade 3967 54 Ouse, Hook   3.7.1918 6/1918 sold 1945
Catspaw 3958 55 Ouse, Hook   6.8.1918 8/1918 foundered 31.12.1919
Chimera 4146 1 Brown's Drydock, Hill   1919 7.1920 sold 9.1920
Clearing   357 Ailsa, Troon   28.8.1919 11.1919 sold 3.1921
Cloud 3876 441 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   11.4.1918 5/1918 sold 1946
Cloudbank 4114 47 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   --- --- cancelled 1919
Cloudburst 4147 2 Brown's Drydock, Hill   --- --- cancelled 1919
Cold Snap 3875 440 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   28.1.1918 3/1918 sold 1945
Coldblast   358 Ailsa, Troon   19.11.1919 12.1919 sold 3.1921
Conflagration 4200   Watson   1919 9.1919 sold 9.1920
Crescent Moon 3878 443 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   27.5.1918 6.1918 sold 4.1946
Crosstide 4115   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Current 4148 499 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 12.1919 sold 9.1920
Cyclone 4501   Watson   1919 10.1919 sold 12.1919
Dark Night 4116   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Dawn, 1919- Expanse 3879 444 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   11.6.1918 6.1918 sold 11.1919
Daybreak 3880 445 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.7.1918 8.1918 sold 8.1920
Dayspring (non-standard) 3382 271 Fellows, Great Yarmouth   1917 12.1917 sold 8.1920
Dew 3969 56 Ouse, Hook   1918 9.1918 sold 6.1920
Distance 4149 500 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920
Downpour 4117   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Drizzle 4150 501 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 2.1920 sold 5.1920
Drought     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919
Dusk 3881 446 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.8.1918 9.1918 sold 6.1920
Ebbtide 4151   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919
Eddy 3973 550 Hall, Aberdeen   6.8.1918 8.1918 sunk 26.5.1942
Elephanta (non-standard) 3836   Fellows, Great Yarmouth   1919 1.1920 // --- completed mercantile
Eventide 4152   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919
Expanse     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919
Fair Wind, 5.1919- Attentive 3974 551 Hall, Aberdeen   6.8.1918 8.1918 sold 6.1920
Falling Sea 4153   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919
Falling Star 3975 552 Hall, Aberdeen   20.8.1918 9.1918 sold 11.1919
Flaff 4502   Watson   1919 1.1920 sold 1.1920
Flash 3970 90 Colby, Lowestoft   16.2.1918 6.1918 sold 11.1920
Flicker 3976 553 Hall, Aberdeen   21.8.1918 9.1918 sold 1935
Flow 4503   Watson   1920 3.1920 // 9.1939 completed mercantile, examination service 9.1939-3/1946
Foam   445 Abdela & Mitchell, Queensferry   1919 10.1920 sold 1.1921
Fogbreak     Abdela & Mitchell, Queensferry   1920 12.1920 sold 1.1921
Fork Lightning 4112 5 Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920
Freshet 3977 554 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 10.1918 sold 7.1920
Froth 3978 555 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 10.1918 sold 1920
Fumarole 4162   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 1.1919 sold 1947
Fume 4163   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 6.1919 sold 1920
Galaxy 4164   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Gale 4125 566 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 6.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Glitter 3979 556 Hall, Aberdeen   8.10.1918 11.1918 base ship Raleigh 1930
Gloss 4165 99 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 8.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Glow 3980 557 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 11.1919, minesweeper 12.1939-11/1945
Green Sea 4166   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 4.1920 sold 12.1920
Grey Sea 4113 100 Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 1.1919 sold 9.1920
Groundswell 4137 65 Ouse, Hook   17.5.1919 4.1920 sold 11.1920
Gulf Stream 4167 101 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 9.1919 sold 8.1920
Gust 3981 558 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 sold 10.1920
Halo 3908 545 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1918 sold 1946
Harmattan 3906 543 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 1946
High Tide 4168   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 sold 11.1919, examination vessel 9.1940, foundered 30.3.1945
Horizon 3905 542 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 3.1918 sold 1945
Iceberg 3910 547 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 7.1918 sold 11.1919
Icefield 4136 64 Ouse, Hook   5.4.1919 2.1920 sold 9.1920
Icefloe 3909 546 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 6.1918 sold 12.1919
Icepack 3911 548 Hall, Aberdeen   12.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1922
Icicle 3912 549 Hall, Aberdeen   25.6.1918 7.1918 sold 7.1920
Indian Summer 3916 55 Lewes   1918 2.1918 torpedo recovery vessel 1942
Landbreeze 4169 103 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 2.1920 sold 4.1920
Landfall 3921 60 Lewis, Aberdeen   15.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1946
Lasher 4130 571 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 2.1920 sold 2.1920, examination service 8.1939 - 1942
Leefield     Ouse, Hook   --- --- cancelled 1919
Leeward 3917 56 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 2.1918 sold 1947
Leeway     Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 1918 sold 1922
Levanter 4118 559 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 stranded 13.10.1926
Low Tide     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 12.1919 sold 1.1920
Lull 3919 58 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 1921
Lunar Bow 3920 59 Lewis, Aberdeen   15.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1945
Melody 4172 101 King's Lynn SY   1920 2.1921 sold 2.1921
Mirage 3926 65 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 sold 7.1920
Mist 3927 66 Lewis, Aberdeen   21.11.1918 12.1918 to War Dept. 1943
Moonbeam 3922 61 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 9.1918 sold 1922
Moonset   15 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 2.1920 sold 2.1920
Moonshine 3923 62 Lewis, Aberdeen   4.9.1918 9.1918 sold 1924
Morn 4173   Thompson, North Sands   1920 3.1921 // --- completed mercantile
Murk 3925 64 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 10.1920
Neaptide 4174 66 Ouse, Hook   1919 8.1920 sold 11.1920
Nebula 3934 34 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness, Inverness   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920
New Moon 3936   Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 1.1920 // --- completed mercantile
Node 3988   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 10.1918 sold 1922
Noontide 3989   Colby, Lowestoft   11.6.1918 9.1918 target towing 1944
Northern Lights 3935 35 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Ocean Swell   16 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1920 // --- completed mercantile, netlayer 10.1939 - 8.1945
Outline     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1920 // --- completed mercantile
Overfall 3990 94 Colby, Lowestoft   1918 10.1918 sold 1921, minesweeper 11.1939-1943
Ozone 3937 37 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 3.1920 sold 5.1920
Pampero 4133 574 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 11.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Phosphorus 4122 563 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 2.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Puff     Brooke, Lowestoft   1920 1920 // --- completed mercantile
Quicksand 3991   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 3.1919 sold 8.1920
Radiation 4176 68 Ouse, Hook   1920 11.1920 sold 11.1920
Rainband 4175 67 Ouse, Hook   17.6.1919 9.1920 sold 12.1920
Sandstorm 3907 544 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1918 sold 7.1920
Scintilla 4177 69 Ouse, Hook   1920 11.1920 sold 12.1920
Scotch Mist 4178   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Sea Fog 3952 45 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   1918 12.1918 sold 11.1919
Seabreeze 4119 560 Hall, Aberdeen   22.11.1918 1.1919 sold 1946
Sea Mist 4179   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Sheen 3955   Brooke, Lowestoft   11.5.1918 8.1918 torpedo recovery vessel 1943
Shower 3998   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 9.1918 sold 8.1945
Sirocco     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919
Skyline 3887   Fellows   --- --- cancelled 1919
Sleet 3999   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920
Smoke Cloud 4180   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Snowdrift 3918 57 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 10.1920
Snowflake 3953 46 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   1919 12.1919 sold 8.1920
Snowstorm 4181   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Space 4183   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Spark 4182   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919
Spectrum 3954   Brooke, Lowestoft   27.3.1918 7.1918 sold 9.1920
Spurt 4184   Pimblott, Northwich   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920
Stern Wave 4185 357 Pimblott, Northwich   1919 3.1920 sold 8.1920
Sunburst 3924 63 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 1921
Sundown 4120 561 Hall, Aberdeen   22.11.1918 2.1919 wrecked 30.8.1939
Sunset 3950 43 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   6.1918 6.1918 tender 1920, minesweeper 1940, lost 1.4.1942
Thunderclap 4123 564 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 6.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Tidal Wave 4126 567 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 3.1919 sold 12.1919
Tideset 4188   Howden   --- --- cancelled 1919
Tradewind 4189   Howden   --- --- cancelled 1919
Typhoon 4124 565 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Undertow 4190 277 Scott, Bowling   1919 8.1919 sold 1.1920
Waft 4191 278 Scott, Bowling   1919 9.1919 sold 1.1920
Waterfall 4132 573 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Watershed 4127 568 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 10.1919 sold 10.1919
Watersmeet 4131 572 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Waterway 4192 279 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919
Wavecrest 4193 280 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919
Wavelet 4121 562 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 2.1919 // --- completed mercantile
Whirlblast   859 Lea, Canning Town   1919 7.1920 // --- completed mercantile
Whirlpool 4129 570 Hall, Aberdeen   10.10.1919 3.1920 sold 1947
Whisk 4194 281 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919
White Frost 4195 282 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919
White Horses 4128 569 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 10.1919 sold 4.1920
Whitecloud   860 Lea, Canning Town   1919 8.1920 sold 12.1920
Williwaw     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920
Windfall 4135 576 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 5.1920 // --- completed mercantile
Windrise 4196   Warren   1920 8.1920 sold 11.1920
Windshift 4197   Warren   1920 10.1920 sold 12.1920
Windward 4134 575 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 12.1919 sold 12.1919


100 - 1000 t displacement/ BRT tonnage vessels


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate Billow (ex-Sunshine) 3951 44 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   7.1918 9/1918 sold 1935 Blare 4140   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile Blizzard 3971 90 Colby, Lowestoft   1918 7/1918 sold 1921 Blue Haze 4144 8 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 6.1919 sold 7.1919 Blush 4198   Brooke, Lowestoft   --- --- cancelled 1919 Bluster 4199   Brooke, Lowestoft   --- --- cancelled 1919 Bow Wave 4142 9 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 7.1919 // --- completed mercantile Breaker 4143   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile Brine 3956 53 Ouse, Hook   15.7.1918 7/1918 sold 7.1920 Broil 4144   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 // --- completed mercantile Bubble 4145   Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 sold 12.1919 Calm 3877 442 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.5.1918 6/1918 sold 8.1920 Cascade 3967 54 Ouse, Hook   3.7.1918 6/1918 sold 1945 Catspaw 3958 55 Ouse, Hook   6.8.1918 8/1918 foundered 31.12.1919 Chimera 4146 1 Brown's Drydock, Hill   1919 7.1920 sold 9.1920 Clearing   357 Ailsa, Troon   28.8.1919 11.1919 sold 3.1921 Cloud 3876 441 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   11.4.1918 5/1918 sold 1946 Cloudbank 4114 47 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   --- --- cancelled 1919 Cloudburst 4147 2 Brown's Drydock, Hill   --- --- cancelled 1919 Cold Snap 3875 440 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   28.1.1918 3/1918 sold 1945 Coldblast   358 Ailsa, Troon   19.11.1919 12.1919 sold 3.1921 Conflagration 4200   Watson   1919 9.1919 sold 9.1920 Crescent Moon 3878 443 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   27.5.1918 6.1918 sold 4.1946 Crosstide 4115   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Current 4148 499 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 12.1919 sold 9.1920 Cyclone 4501   Watson   1919 10.1919 sold 12.1919 Dark Night 4116   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Dawn, 1919- Expanse 3879 444 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   11.6.1918 6.1918 sold 11.1919 Daybreak 3880 445 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.7.1918 8.1918 sold 8.1920 Dayspring (non-standard) 3382 271 Fellows, Great Yarmouth   1917 12.1917 sold 8.1920 Dew 3969 56 Ouse, Hook   1918 9.1918 sold 6.1920 Distance 4149 500 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920 Downpour 4117   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Drizzle 4150 501 Chambers, Oulton Broad   1919 2.1920 sold 5.1920 Drought     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919 Dusk 3881 446 Duthie Torry, Aberdeen   9.8.1918 9.1918 sold 6.1920 Ebbtide 4151   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919 Eddy 3973 550 Hall, Aberdeen   6.8.1918 8.1918 sunk 26.5.1942 Elephanta (non-standard) 3836   Fellows, Great Yarmouth   1919 1.1920 // --- completed mercantile Eventide 4152   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919 Expanse     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919 Fair Wind, 5.1919- Attentive 3974 551 Hall, Aberdeen   6.8.1918 8.1918 sold 6.1920 Falling Sea 4153   Chambers, Oulton Broad   --- --- cancelled 1919 Falling Star 3975 552 Hall, Aberdeen   20.8.1918 9.1918 sold 11.1919 Flaff 4502   Watson   1919 1.1920 sold 1.1920 Flash 3970 90 Colby, Lowestoft   16.2.1918 6.1918 sold 11.1920 Flicker 3976 553 Hall, Aberdeen   21.8.1918 9.1918 sold 1935 Flow 4503   Watson   1920 3.1920 // 9.1939 completed mercantile, examination service 9.1939-3/1946 Foam   445 Abdela & Mitchell, Queensferry   1919 10.1920 sold 1.1921 Fogbreak     Abdela & Mitchell, Queensferry   1920 12.1920 sold 1.1921 Fork Lightning 4112 5 Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920 Freshet 3977 554 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 10.1918 sold 7.1920 Froth 3978 555 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 10.1918 sold 1920 Fumarole 4162   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 1.1919 sold 1947 Fume 4163   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 6.1919 sold 1920 Galaxy 4164   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile Gale 4125 566 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 6.1919 // --- completed mercantile Glitter 3979 556 Hall, Aberdeen   8.10.1918 11.1918 base ship Raleigh 1930 Gloss 4165 99 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 8.1919 // --- completed mercantile Glow 3980 557 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 11.1919, minesweeper 12.1939-11/1945 Green Sea 4166   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 4.1920 sold 12.1920 Grey Sea 4113 100 Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 1.1919 sold 9.1920 Groundswell 4137 65 Ouse, Hook   17.5.1919 4.1920 sold 11.1920 Gulf Stream 4167 101 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 9.1919 sold 8.1920 Gust 3981 558 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 sold 10.1920 Halo 3908 545 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1918 sold 1946 Harmattan 3906 543 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 1946 High Tide 4168   Colby, Lowestoft   1919 10.1919 sold 11.1919, examination vessel 9.1940, foundered 30.3.1945 Horizon 3905 542 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 3.1918 sold 1945 Iceberg 3910 547 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 7.1918 sold 11.1919 Icefield 4136 64 Ouse, Hook   5.4.1919 2.1920 sold 9.1920 Icefloe 3909 546 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 6.1918 sold 12.1919 Icepack 3911 548 Hall, Aberdeen   12.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1922 Icicle 3912 549 Hall, Aberdeen   25.6.1918 7.1918 sold 7.1920 Indian Summer 3916 55 Lewes   1918 2.1918 torpedo recovery vessel 1942 Landbreeze 4169 103 Colby, Lowestoft   1919 2.1920 sold 4.1920 Landfall 3921 60 Lewis, Aberdeen   15.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1946 Lasher 4130 571 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 2.1920 sold 2.1920, examination service 8.1939 - 1942 Leefield     Ouse, Hook   --- --- cancelled 1919 Leeward 3917 56 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 2.1918 sold 1947 Leeway     Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 1918 sold 1922 Levanter 4118 559 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 stranded 13.10.1926 Low Tide     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 12.1919 sold 1.1920 Lull 3919 58 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 1921 Lunar Bow 3920 59 Lewis, Aberdeen   15.6.1918 7.1918 sold 1945 Melody 4172 101 King's Lynn SY   1920 2.1921 sold 2.1921 Mirage 3926 65 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 12.1918 sold 7.1920 Mist 3927 66 Lewis, Aberdeen   21.11.1918 12.1918 to War Dept. 1943 Moonbeam 3922 61 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 9.1918 sold 1922 Moonset   15 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 2.1920 sold 2.1920 Moonshine 3923 62 Lewis, Aberdeen   4.9.1918 9.1918 sold 1924 Morn 4173   Thompson, North Sands   1920 3.1921 // --- completed mercantile Murk 3925 64 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 10.1920 Neaptide 4174 66 Ouse, Hook   1919 8.1920 sold 11.1920 Nebula 3934 34 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness, Inverness   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920 New Moon 3936   Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 1.1920 // --- completed mercantile Node 3988   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 10.1918 sold 1922 Noontide 3989   Colby, Lowestoft   11.6.1918 9.1918 target towing 1944 Northern Lights 3935 35 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 4.1919 // --- completed mercantile Ocean Swell   16 Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1920 // --- completed mercantile, netlayer 10.1939 - 8.1945 Outline     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1920 // --- completed mercantile Overfall 3990 94 Colby, Lowestoft   1918 10.1918 sold 1921, minesweeper 11.1939-1943 Ozone 3937 37 Rose St. Foundry, Inverness   1919 3.1920 sold 5.1920 Pampero 4133 574 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 11.1919 // --- completed mercantile Phosphorus 4122 563 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 2.1919 // --- completed mercantile Puff     Brooke, Lowestoft   1920 1920 // --- completed mercantile Quicksand 3991   Colby, Lowestoft   1918 3.1919 sold 8.1920 Radiation 4176 68 Ouse, Hook   1920 11.1920 sold 11.1920 Rainband 4175 67 Ouse, Hook   17.6.1919 9.1920 sold 12.1920 Sandstorm 3907 544 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1918 sold 7.1920 Scintilla 4177 69 Ouse, Hook   1920 11.1920 sold 12.1920 Scotch Mist 4178   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Sea Fog 3952 45 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   1918 12.1918 sold 11.1919 Seabreeze 4119 560 Hall, Aberdeen   22.11.1918 1.1919 sold 1946 Sea Mist 4179   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Sheen 3955   Brooke, Lowestoft   11.5.1918 8.1918 torpedo recovery vessel 1943 Shower 3998   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 9.1918 sold 8.1945 Sirocco     Ailsa, Troon   --- --- cancelled 1919 Skyline 3887   Fellows   --- --- cancelled 1919 Sleet 3999   Brooke, Lowestoft   1918 11.1918 sold 8.1920 Smoke Cloud 4180   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Snowdrift 3918 57 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 4.1918 sold 10.1920 Snowflake 3953 46 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   1919 12.1919 sold 8.1920 Snowstorm 4181   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Space 4183   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Spark 4182   Goole SB   --- --- cancelled 1919 Spectrum 3954   Brooke, Lowestoft   27.3.1918 7.1918 sold 9.1920 Spurt 4184   Pimblott, Northwich   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920 Stern Wave 4185 357 Pimblott, Northwich   1919 3.1920 sold 8.1920 Sunburst 3924 63 Lewis, Aberdeen   1918 11.1918 sold 1921 Sundown 4120 561 Hall, Aberdeen   22.11.1918 2.1919 wrecked 30.8.1939 Sunset 3950 43 Webster & Bickerton, Goole   6.1918 6.1918 tender 1920, minesweeper 1940, lost 1.4.1942 Thunderclap 4123 564 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 6.1919 // --- completed mercantile Tidal Wave 4126 567 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 3.1919 sold 12.1919 Tideset 4188   Howden   --- --- cancelled 1919 Tradewind 4189   Howden   --- --- cancelled 1919 Typhoon 4124 565 Hall, Aberdeen   1918 5.1919 // --- completed mercantile Undertow 4190 277 Scott, Bowling   1919 8.1919 sold 1.1920 Waft 4191 278 Scott, Bowling   1919 9.1919 sold 1.1920 Waterfall 4132 573 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile Watershed 4127 568 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 10.1919 sold 10.1919 Watersmeet 4131 572 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 9.1919 // --- completed mercantile Waterway 4192 279 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919 Wavecrest 4193 280 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919 Wavelet 4121 562 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 2.1919 // --- completed mercantile Whirlblast   859 Lea, Canning Town   1919 7.1920 // --- completed mercantile Whirlpool 4129 570 Hall, Aberdeen   10.10.1919 3.1920 sold 1947 Whisk 4194 281 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919 White Frost 4195 282 Scott, Bowling   --- --- cancelled 1919 White Horses 4128 569 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 10.1919 sold 4.1920 Whitecloud   860 Lea, Canning Town   1919 8.1920 sold 12.1920 Williwaw     Brooke, Lowestoft   1919 1.1920 sold 9.1920 Windfall 4135 576 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 5.1920 // --- completed mercantile Windrise 4196   Warren   1920 8.1920 sold 11.1920 Windshift 4197   Warren   1920 10.1920 sold 12.1920 Windward 4134 575 Hall, Aberdeen   1919 12.1919 sold 12.1919

Technical data


Displacement normal, t

148

Displacement full, t

200

Length, m

28.4

Breadth, m

5.74

Draught, m

2.25

No of shafts

1

Machinery

1 VTE, 1 boiler

Power, h. p.

270

Max speed, kts

9

Fuel, t

coal 37

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I/II or 1 x 1 - 57/42 6pdr Nordenfelt Mk I/II, mechanical minesweeping gear

Complement 


Standard scale images


wooden-hull drifter <i>Blue Sky</i> 1918
wooden-hull drifter Blue Sky 1918


Project history

Standard Admiralty design of drifter with steel hull. The two non-standard drifters measured 103 and 107BRT and were slightly larger than standards.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

Catspaw foundered 28.12.1919 in the Kattegat while enroute from Reval to Copenhagen. Eddy was mined 26.5.1942 off Malta. Levanter stranded 13.10.1926 near Peterhead. Sundown wrecked 30.8.1939 on Sullom Voe, Shetlands.

Thanks to Wolfgang Stoehr for many corrections of information about builders.