M.T. Boston Seahawk – A178
Fleetwood Trawler – Boston Seahawk A178
Official number: 183991
Gross Tonnage: 180 grt / 62 nrt
Length: 102.2 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Draught: 9.8 ft
Built: 1953, Hessle
Engine: 2 stroke 4-cyl 500bhp oil engine by H. Widdop& Co Ltd, Keighley.
Owner: Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd
18.2.1953: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.S.702) for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries & Ice Co Ltd, Lowestoft as Boston Sea Hawk.
6.1953: Completed. Registered at Lowestoft (LT430).
pre1956: Sold to North Eastern Trawlers Ltd, Milford Haven (John C. Llewellin, manager).
1957: Sold to George Wood (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen (George R. Wood, manager). Lowestoft registry closed. Registered at Aberdeen (A178).
1959: Sold to Wilronwood Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (George R. Wood, manager).
1964: Re-engined 4 stroke 6-cyl 495bhp by Lister Blackstone Ltd, Dursley
1975?: Sold to Grant Broad Ltd, Douglas, IoM.
1979: Sold to Seahawk Fishing Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (E. Salthouse & J. R. Brackenbury).
1984: Sold to Iolo C. Hughes, Barmouth.
1986: Sold for demolition.