M.T. Bonnybridge – FD33

Technical

Official Number: 180339
Yard Number: S629
Gross tonnage: 289
Completed: 1950
Length: 130ft
Built: 1949, Hessle
Yard Number: S629
Gross Tonnage: 289grt / 98nt
Length: 143′ 7″ ft
Breadth: 25′ 1″ ft
Depth: 11′ 6″ ft
Engine: 4 stroke 7-cyl oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport
Owner: Boston Deep Sea Fisheries

History

Used as a liner because Robertson was unable to supply a trawl winch.
3.1950: Completed by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.S629) for Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood as BONNYBRIDGE. Registered at Fleetwood (FD33).

1951: Sold to Bonavista Cold Storage Co Ltd, St. John’s, NFL. Fleetwood registry closed. Renamed BLUE WAVE registered at St. John’s, NFL.

Feb 1959: Lost of Cape St Mary due to being iced up in bad weather.

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M.T. Bonnybridge FD33

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33
Picture courtesy of John Stevenson

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33
Picture courtesy of The Osta Collection

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33

M.T. Bonnybridge FD33
Picture courtesy of The Osta Collection

Changelog
12/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.