M.T. Velia (5) FD220

Technical

Official Number: 341766
Yard Number: 892
Completed: 1973
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

History

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 Karm√ły 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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M.T. Velia FD220

M.T. Velia FD220
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

M.T. Velia FD220

M.T. Velia FD220
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

M.T. Velia FD220

M.T. Velia FD220
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

M.T. Glen Helen FD220

Changelog
26/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
26/09/2016: Information updated.