M.T. Boston Harrier – LT76
Fleetwood Trawler – Boston Harrier LT76
Official Number: 189036
Built by: John Lewis and Sons Ltd, Aberdeen in 1956
Yard Number: 260
Gross Tonnage: 238
Net Tonnage: 81
Length: 111 ft
Breadth: 24 ft
Draught: 11 ft
Engine: Engine Number 330
Owner: Boston Deep Sea Fisheries
1956: Built as Boston Britannia in Aberdeen for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries.
Boston Deep Sea Fisheries sent her to their Canadian subsidiary, Acadia Fishieries in Nova Scotia where she was renamed Acadia Snowbird and operated from Mulgrave, NS for a few years before being brought back to the UK.
1968: She arrived initially at Fleetwood as the Acadia Snowbird but was quickly renamed Boston Harrier and registered at Lowestoft (LT76).
She worked for some time from Fleetwood on the Irish Sea sole fishery before being transferred to Lowestoft.
1972: She was sold to Putford Fisheries of Lowestoft and renamed Eastleigh.