M.T. Corena – FD173

Technical

Official Number: 301876
Yard Number: 1439
Completed: 1959
Gross Tonnage: 353
Net Tonnage: 125
Length: 132.9 ft
Breadth: 27.1 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 736bhp 7-cyl Mirlees
Speed: 12 knots
Owner: J Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood

History

1959: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood, as CORENA
20.06.1959 Registered at Fleetwood (FD173).
23.05.1969: Responded to a distress call from the 199 ton Dutch coaster TEUNIKA, making water 10 miles off Coll. CORENA (Sk. R. Nash) connected and began tow but TEUNIKA began to sink so the crew abandoned and were picked up by CORENA and landed at Tobermory.
24.07.1970: Sold to Ranger Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (FD173).
04.10.1971: Sold to Forward Motor Trawlers, Aberdeen (FD173).
30.01.1973: Fishing registry closed. (Converted into an Oil Rig Stand-by Safety Vessel).
22.03.1978: Sold to Colne Shipping of Lowestoft.
06.1978: Renamed TRINIDAD.
31.01.1987: Sold to shipbreakers Liguria Maritime Ltd, Sittingbourne, Kent and broken up at Milton Creek.

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M.T. Corena FD173

M.T. Corena FD173
Picture courtesy of The Frans Schaap Collection

M.T. Corena FD173
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M.T. Corena FD173

M.T. Corena FD173
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M.T. Corena FD173

M.T. Corena FD173
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

S.S.V. Trinidad

S.S.V. Trinidad
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Changelog
23/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
14/02/2017: Removed disputed images.
19/02/2019: Added images.
21/10/2019 Updated information.