Official Number: 341766
Yard Number: 892
Gross Tonnage: 309
Net Tonnage: 113
Length: 31.12m (102.10 ft)
Breadth: 8.26m (27.10 ft)
Depth: 4.81 m (15.78 ft)
Built: R Dunston Ltd, Hessle
Engine: 8-cyl 993kw (1260bhp) Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stamford. CP propeller
1973: Launched by Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.892) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as VELIA.
09.1973: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD220).
1978: Transferred to fish out of Aberdeen, managed by Peter & J. Johnston Ltd.
1979: Converted to a multi purpose purse seiner/stern trawler by Karmøy Shipyard, Kopervik. Shelterdeck and 3 RSW tanks fitted.
1979: Registered at Fleetwood as GLEN HELEN (FD220).
By 30.06.1980: Owned by J. Marr & Son Ltd & Canalwise Ltd, Fleetwood.
By 30.06.1982: Owned by J. Marr & Son Ltd & Sk. William John Taylor, Fleetwood. Sold to South Africa. Registered at ?? as SUIDERKRUS.
1990: Engine re-rated 919kW (1249bhp).
1993: Remeasured 344g 170n.
1993: Sold to Champion Visserye (Champion Fishing Co Ltd), Luderitz, Namibia. Registered at Luderitz (L-180). FATE?
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26/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
26/09/2016: Information updated.