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Thomas Blackhorne

Castle Class Trawler:

  • Built in 1917 by Cook, Welton, and Gemmell, Ltd., Beverley, England
  • Launched 6 June 1918
  • Leased to the U.S. Navy in May 1919
  • Commissioned UST Thomas Blackhorne 16 May 1919 at Falmouth, England
  • Decommissioned 6 October 1919 at Brighton, England and returned to the Admiralty
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 269 t.
  • Length 125' 5"
  • Draft 12' 7"
  • Speed 10 kts.
  • Complement 17.
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    Thomas Blackthorne 105k Photo from "Sweeping the North Sea Mine Barrage by the U.S. Navy North Sea Minesweeping Detachment" Joe Radigan

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Floyd Scofield, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

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