M.T. Wyre Vanguard – FD36

Technical

Official Number: 187841
Yard Number: 1406
Completed: 1955
Gross Tonnage: 338
Net Tonnage: 119
Length: 127.5 ft
Breadth: 27.0 ft
Depth: 13.5 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 736bhp 7-cyl y Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day
Speed: 11.25 knots

History

28.11.1955: Completed by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby for Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood, as WYRE VANGUARD, at a cost of £140,180
15.12.1955: Registered at Fleetwood (FD36).
01.07.1969: Became part of British United Trawlers fleet.
10.1973: On a trip to Faroes (Sk. Roy Belcher) reported to owners that a stowaway, identified as Adam Davis of Northendon, had been discovered.
18.05.1978: Transferred to British United Trawlers (Aberdeen) Ltd Aberdeen (FD36).
1979: Laid up in Royal Albert Dock, East London.
1980: Sold to Court Bros, London. Sold to R.J. Downes, Southend-on-Sea for breaking up.
04.1980: Commenced breaking at Southend.
15.09.1980: Fleetwood registry closed.

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M.T. Wyre Vanguard FD36

M.T. Wyre Vanguard FD36
Picture courtesy of Peter Hearn

M.T Wyre Vanguard FD36

M.T Wyre Vanguard FD36
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

M.T Wyre Vanguard FD36

M.T. Wyre Vanguard FD36
Picture courtesy of Peter Hearn

M.T. Wyre Vanguard FD36

M.T. Wyre Vanguard FD36
Picture courtesy of The Frank Pook Collection

Changelog
25/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
30/08/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.
01/06/2018: Updated the information.