M.T. London Town – LO70

Technical

Official Number: 301043
Yard Number: 955
Launched: 22/09/1959
Completed: 1959
Registered: 01/04/1960
Gross Tonnage: 228
Length: 105 ft
Breadth: 23.1 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Engine: 484 bhp by Mirlees Bickerton & Day
Speed : 11.5 knots

History

1959: Completed by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley as LONDON TOWN (Yd. No. 955) for the Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Registered at London (LO70)
1964: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood
for use as an oil rig safety vessel
1981: Sold to Putford Enterprises, Milford Haven
1982: Sold to Antony James, Milford Haven
1984: Sold to Huxley Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft and renamed GUANA
1992: Sold for scrap to Victor Montenegro Feijoo
10/07/1992: Arrived Vigo for breaking

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M.T. London Town LO70

M.T. London Town LO70

M.T. London Town LO70

M.T. London Town LO70
Picture courtesy of James Cullen

M.T. London Town LO70

M.T. London Town LO70
Picture courtesy of Peter Hearn

M.T. London Town LO70

M.T. London Town LO70
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

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30/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.