M.T. Boston Seafoam – FD42

Technical

Official Number: 187843
Yard Number: 726
Completed: 1956
Gross Tonnage: 398
Length: 138 ft
Breadth: 28′ 5”
Depth: 14 ft
Built: Hessle, 1956 by H. Scarr Ltd
Owner: Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd

History

1956: Completed by H Scarr Ltd, Hessle.
1956: To Fleetwood as a new vessel, registered as BOSTON SEAFOAM (FD42).
1970 – 1973: Based at Lowestoft.
1974: Sold to Putford Enterprises Ltd as FD42 WESTLEIGH.
1978: Became standby vessel ARKINHOLM (Salveson Offshore Services Ltd) and later GRAMPIAN CASTLE.
March 1987: Stranded and lost after running aground at Newborough Beach, Menai Straits, Wales.

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M.T. Boston Seafoam FD42

M.T. Boston Seafoam FD42

M.T. Westleigh FD42

M.T. Westleigh FD42
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.S.V. Arkinholm

S.S.V. Arkinholm
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of The Stephen Worthington Collection

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.S.V. Grampian Castle

S.S.V. Grampian Castle
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
18/09/2106: Page re-published due to site problems.
16/04/2017: Removed disputed image and added another picture.