"Man o' War" turns out to be a Hull trawler, owned by Hellyers, port reg. H181, built (probably) Smith's Dock, Middlesbrough in 1937. Scrapped in 1963. Above obtained from "Arctic Corsair" website - probably more info available on request.
For war service of ship see also Royal Navy Patrol Service or Harry Tate's Navy websites (Google).
To add to John's post. Prior to fishing out of Hull she was built for Earl Steam Fishing Co. Ltd. as GY396 Man o War. One of Black's white elephant fleet.
Official Number: 164423
Port of Registry: Grimsby
Name: Man O War
Type: Steam Trawler (Coal Burner)
By: Cochrane & Sons Ltd. Selby
Gross Tonnage: 516
Net Tonnage: 285
Length: 173.2 ft.
Beam: 28.6 ft.
Draught: 14.7 ft.
(Note: Measurements are in Feet and Tenths of Feet)
Engines: T 3cy.
By: Amos & Smith Ltd. Hull
Owner: Earl Steam Fishing Co. Ltd.
Manager: Sir Alec Black; Bart
Comments: Admiralty Service FY104; Hired as A/P trawler 09/39-02/07/45; Armament 1-4in; to Hull as H181 for Hellyer Bros. Converted to oil burning 07/53
Fate: Scrapped 1963
Note: Steve Farrow has posted a picture of her in the fishing vessels gallery.
Hi, I'm researching the trawler Man o' war as she was paid for by the residents of Rishton . I'm the secretary for Rishton Royal British Legion and It would be great to see the photo of her but i'm struggling with technology to be able to locate it .
I'm aware of this information _Noteable events involving Man o' War include:
14 Aug 1940
The British merchant Betty was torpedoed and sunk 35 miles 260° from Tory Island in position 55°52'N, 08°14'W by the Germans submarine U-59. HMS Man o War (Lt. A.D. White, RNR) later picks up 4 survivors.
26 Mar 1943
The British merchant City of Perth was torpedoed and damaged northwest of Oran, Algeria in position 35°50'N, 01°41'W by the Germans submarine U-431. HMS Man o?War (Lt. G.L. Coles, RNR) took the ship in tow and it was beached south of Cape Figalo, Algeria. HMS Man o'War also picks up 90 survivors.