HMT William Fall, an Admiralty Trawler            

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The Wivenhoe Encyclopedia

The H.M.T. "WILLIAM FALL"  a Strath" Class Admiralty Trawler.

Built 1918 at WIVENHOE Shipyard by RENNIE FORRESTT SHIPBUILDING, ENGINEERING & DRYDOCK COMPANY Ltd.,
Yard Number 1311 ( O.N. 143805)

Vessel Dimensions:
                   L.O.A. 123"  
                   BREADTH 22' 
                   DRAFT 9'6"
                   203 tons.
Steam Engine by A.G.MUMFORD Ltd., Colchester
Armament:    1 x 12 pounder gun
                   2 x .303 Lewis Machine guns.
                   Depth Charges.

1920   Vessel sold to East Hull Steam Trawling Co Ltd., and renamed 'Avondale' (H 166).
1934 - Vessel sold to J.W.Tomlinson of Hull
1954 - Vessel scrapped.

Note: All the 'Strath' Class Trawlers built were named after Officers and men who served aboard 'Victory' and 'Royal Sovereign' at the Battle of Trafalgar,

Research by Bill Ellis 

Model of HMT 'William Fall' made by Bill Ellis 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Model of the HMT 'William Fall' made by Bill Ellis.

 

Last updated:
05 January 2015

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