M.T. Wyre Gleaner – FD269

Technical

Official Number: 185150
Yard Number: 830
Completed: 1953
Gross Tonnage: 498
Length: 169.1 ft
Breadth: 29.1 ft
Built: Cooke, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: Mirlees, Bickerton & Day developing 1050BHP
Speed: 12.1 knots

History

22.08.1952: Completed by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.830) for St Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as PRINCESS ANNE. Registered at Hull (H268).
08.05.1954: Sold to Pecheries de la Marine, Bolougne, France and renamed ST JUST (B 2672).
17.03.1967: Sold to Wyre Trawlers, Fleetwood and renamed WYRE GLEANER. Registered at Fleetwood (FD269).
09.07.1971: Sold to British United Trawlers (Finance) Ltd, Hull.
02.06.1976: Last landing.
06.1976: Sold to Stanley Ferry Dismantlers Ltd, Hayle site for demolition.
24.07.1976: Sailed Fleetwood for Hayle.
08.1976: Demolition commenced.

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M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269
Picture courtesy of Len Charnley

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269
Picture courtesy of The Ted Hammill Collection

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269

M.T. Wyre Gleaner FD269
Picture courtesy of The Ted Hammill Collection

Changelog
25/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
17/07/2017: Added 2 images and removed FMHT watermark.