M.T. Idena – FD325

Technical

Official Number: 365779
Yard Number: 586
Completed: 1976
Launched: 6.11.1975
Registered: 1976
Gross Tonnage: 387
Net Tonnage: 145
Length: 129 ft
Breadth: 31.9 ft
Depth: 12. 6 ft
Engine: Blackstone 1700 hp / 1268 kw

History

1976: Completed by Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd, Goole (Yd. No. 586) for J Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as IDENA. Registered at Fleetwood (FD325
1977: 6th highest grossing vessel with a total of £355,677 after 19 trips.)
09.1978: IDENA, NORINA and ARMANA, took part in N.A.T.O.’s biggest exercise of the year called Operation Northern Wedding. The naval minesweeper “H.M.S. CROFTON” came into Fleetwood to put minesweeping equipment on board the trawlers, the exercise lasted two weeks.
3.7.1980: Set a new pair trawling grossing record with the “NORINA” (FD324). The two vessels landed a combined total catch of 3,419 10 stone kits for a grossing of £89,262.
07.1982: Transferred to Hull.
1999: Sold to Crystal Fishing Co. Ltd, (Anglo Spanish owners) Milford Haven, and converted for gill net fishing, J. & C. Souto, Milford Haven, agents, later re-named “SKUA” (FD325).
2004: Owned by the Pembroke Fishing Co. Ltd, Milford Haven.
2008: Still working.
Until 10.2012: named “FLOMER I” registered in Panama, fishing out of La Coruna, Spain.
Undated: Renamed “ESPEMAR DOS”, owners ??
23.4.2013: Fishing off the west coast Scotland, near Butt of Lewis.

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M.T. Idena FD325

M.T. Idena FD325

M.T. Idena FD325

M.T. Idena FD325
Picture courtesy of Stephen Myerscough

M.T. Idena FD325

M.T. Idena FD325
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

Changelog
21/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.