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Thomas Henrix

 

(Tr: t. 203; 1. 115'4"; b. 22'2"; dph. 12'1"; s. 9.5 k.; cl. "Strath")

 

Thomas Henrix—a steel-hulled screw steam trawler built in 1918 at Leith, Scotland, by Hawthorns and Co., Ltd., for the British Admiralty—was leased by the United States Navy for service with the North Sea Minesweeping Detachment. She operated out of Kirkwall, Scotland, supporting the minesweeping operation in the Barrage between Norway and Scotland. Leased on 2 June 1919, she was returned to the Admiralty on 6 August 1919.