M.T. Red Crest – LO34

Additional information courtesy of David Slinger

Technical

Official Number: 186293
Yard Number: 252
Completed: 1955
Gross Tonnage: 407
Length: 138 ft
Breadth: 26.99 ft
Depth: 13.25 ft
Engine: Number 322, British Polar Engines.

History

1955: Completed by J Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No. 252) for the Iago Steam Trawling Co Ltd Fleetwood. Registered at London (LO34).
14.12.1959: Off the Butt of Lewis and in squally weather, shipped a heavy sea and deckhand Frank Pratt was washed overboard and lost. The ship was brought about and a search carried out to no avail.
1963: Sold to Acadia Fisheries Ltd, Canso, St. John’s as ACADIA CREST following the takeover of Iago by the Boston Group.
1973: in ownership of the Canadian Government as ACADIA CREST.
1973: In ownership of Canso Seafoods Ltd
1975: Sold to Pez Exports SA, Argentina as ACADIA CREST.
1986: Deleted from registry.

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M.T. Red Crest LO34

M.T. Red Crest LO34
Picture from the Internet

M.T. Red Crest LO34

M.T. Red Crest LO34
Picture from the Internet

M.T. Red Crest LO34

M.T. Red Crest LO34
Clipping courtesy of Geoff Davidson

Changelog
09/09/2016: Page re-published after site problems.
10/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.