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Thomas Henrix


Strath Class Trawler:

  • Built in 1918 by Hawthorns and Co., ltd., Leith, Scotland
  • Launched 13 August 1918
  • Completed as a Minesweeper 13 August 1918
  • Acquired by the U.S. Navy and commissioned UST Thomas Henrix 2 June 1919
  • Decommissioned 6 August 1919 and returned to the Admiralty
  • Sold in December 1921 to Consolidated Steam Fishing and Ice Co., Ltd. of Grimsby, England
  • Renamed Crevette in February 1922
  • Sold in October 1934 to James Mackie, United Fish Selling Co. of Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Requisitioned by the Admiralty for war service 26 November 1939
  • Sold in 1942 to Dinas Steam Trawling C., Ltd. of Fleetwood, England
  • Fitted out as a smoke making trawler 6 April 1944 and assigned to Operation Neptune Normandy landings
  • Returned to her owner in October 1944
  • Sold in 1946 to The Brixham Trawlers, Ltd. of Fleetwood and renamed Perm
  • Scrapped 28 July 1955 by Bruges Scheepssloperij, Bruges, Belgium.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 203 t.
  • Length 115' 4"
  • Beam 22' 2"
  • Draft 12' 1"
  • Speed 9.5 kts.
  • Complement 18
  • Armament: Small arms
  • Propulsion: One boiler, one 430ihp Hawthorns and Co., Ltd. triple-expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Thomas Henrix 75k Trawler Perm
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    Joe Radigan

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