official no 166723
Call Sign GDRN
owners Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co
Builders Richards Ironworks Ltd Lowestoft
Date of build 10/1949
Dimensions 102.3 x 22.1 x 10.3
Named RUPERT BRAND 1951
1952 registered at Lowestoft
Manager B A Parkes
Sunk Port au Choix, Newfoundland, Canada after a collision with the Norwegian vessel AVENUE.23/06/1955
Boston Swallow LT405 ON 166723 built 1949 by Richards of Lowestoft 159 tons gross for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd.
Sold in 1951 and renamed Rupert Brand
Grimsby Central Library have one photograph of this vessel at launch.
It shows the hull and partly built wheelhouse. A clear image.
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