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The Wivenhoe Encyclopedia
|The H.M.T. "WILLIAM FALL" a Strath" Class Admiralty Trawler.
Built 1918 at WIVENHOE Shipyard by RENNIE FORRESTT SHIPBUILDING, ENGINEERING & DRYDOCK COMPANY Ltd.,
Yard Number 1311 ( O.N. 143805)
1920 Vessel sold to East Hull Steam Trawling Co Ltd., and renamed ‘Avondale’ (H 166).
Note: All the ‘Strath’ Class Trawlers built were named after Officers and men who served aboard ‘Victory’ and ‘Royal Sovereign’ at the Battle of Trafalgar,
Research by Bill Ellis
Model of the HMT ‘William Fall’ made by Bill Ellis.