Official Number: 301887
Yard Number: 970
Gross Tonnage: 419
Net Tonnage: 143
Length: 137′ 2″
Breadth: 28′ 4″
Depth: 14′ 6″
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell
Engine: 1055bhp CD Holmes/Werkspoor
Speed: 12 knots
Owner: F & T Ross Ltd, Fleetwood
1961: Completed by Cook, Welton & Gemmell for F & T Ross Ltd, Fleetwood as PRINCESS ELIZABETH. Registered at Fleetwood (FD213).
19/05/1961: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Fleetwood.
09/1961: On a trip from Fleetwood (Sk. Jim Betty) experienced fire in engine room. Casing red hot and deck plates buckled. Engine room sealed to smother fire while crew doused casing with water. Because of the fire’s proximity to the fuel tank, Sk. Betty considered abandoning but the fire came under control and was extinguished.
March 1962: Sold to F & T Ross Ltd, Hull.
09/10/1962: Transferred to Grimsby.
03/06/1965: Sold to Brixham Trawlers Ltd, Hull.
31/05/1966: Sold to F & T Ross Ltd, Hull.
13/01/1967: Sold to Brixham Trawlers Ltd, Hull.
29/08/1969: Sold to Irvin & Johnson, Cape Town, South Africa (CTA51).
1983: Vessel stripped of useable parts.
27/06/1983: Scuttled off Robben Island, Cape Town.
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26/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.