John Highland 1918 HMS - Admiralty Trawler
Admiralty Trawler, Mersey Class - Ad No 3797
Launched by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow, Yard No 241, on 23/9/1918. Sunk 19/9/1940 by an Italian Submarine
438t standard, 665t deep load
148ft oa x 23ft 9in x 13ft
1 shaft Reciprocating (VTE), 600ihp giving 11 knots
1 x 12pdr
Crew nominally 20 but varied.
1919 sold as the mercantile OCEAN ENSIGN to Bloomfields of Yarmouth.
1927 to Spanish owners and renamed ALMIRANTE JOSE DE CARRANZA
19/9/1940 Sunk by the Italian submarine Guglielmo Marconi 16 miles NW of Cabo Villano with only one survivour
Image of John Highland/Ocean Ensign Welcome/Almirante Jose Carranza