Official Number: 185136
Yard Number: 839
Gross Tonnage: 296
Net Tonnage: 102
Length: 128.2 ft
Breadth: 26.2 ft
Depth: 12.16 ft
Engine: 7-cyl 700bhp Oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport
Speed : 11.2 knots
Completed for the sum of £82,438.
4.6.1951: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.839) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as VELIA.
31.10.1952: Completed. Delay caused by late delivery of engine.
3.11.1952: Registered at Hull (H239). Geoffrey Edwards Marr appointed manager.
5.11.1952: Sailed Hull on first trip (Sk. Charles Pennington), fishing round to land at Fleetwood. Landed 770 kits, including 400 kits of coley, £3,229 gross.
11.11.1952: Hull registry closed.
12.11.1952: Registered at Fleetwood (FD116). At Fleetwood landed 770 kits, 400 coley, £3,229 gross.
1959/60: Lengthened by Humber St. Andrew’s Engineering Co Ltd, Hull to 131.0 feet. Remeasured 317g 108n.
26.4.1960: Registered anew following alterations to particulars after lengthening by Humber St. Andrew’s Engineering Co Ltd, Hull to 131.0 feet. Remeasured 317g 108n.
1963: Sold to Ocean Pesca S.r.l, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily for the sum of £51,000.
1963: Re-measured 324g 117n.
1963: Engine re-rated 772bhp later quoted 780bhp.
7.1963: Registered at Trapani as SALVATORE GIACOLONE.
17.7.1963: Sailed Fleetwood for Mediterranean.
18.7.1963: Fleetwood registry closed.
1965: Sold to Salvatore Giacalone fu Pietro, Mazara del Vallo, Sicily.
2014: Not traced.
Note. Name later painted up as S. GIACALONE.
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26/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
19/07/2017: Information updated and FMHT watermarks removed.
23/05/2017: Added an image.