British Steam trawler
|Completed||1919 - Scott & Co, Bowling|
|Owner||Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd, Ardrossan|
|Date of attack||20 Apr 1945||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-218 (Rupprecht Stock)|
|Position||55.13N, 05.14W - Grid AM 65|
|Complement||10 (10 dead - no survivors)|
|History||Laid down as armed trawler John Langshaw of the Strath-class for the Admiralty, completed in April 1919 as fishing trawler Ethel Crawford (FD404) for Louis Cohen, Fleetwood. Later sold to Crawford Fishing Co Ltd and then J. Nierinck. 1924 sold to Richard Lewis, Aberdeen (A36). 1932 sold to North Eastern Fisheries Ltd, Aberdeen. 1941 sold to the Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd. |
|Notes on event|
At 21.09 hours on 20 Apr, 1945, the Ethel Crawford struck a mine laid on 18 April by U-218 and sank in the Firth of Clyde.
|On board||We have details of 10 people who were on board.|
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