M.T. Starella – H219

Technical

Official Number: 301645
Yard Number: 964
Completed: 1960
Launched: 10/06/1960
Registered: 06/10/1960
Gross Tonnage: 606
Length: 161.1 ft
Breadth: 30.5 ft
Engine: 1304bhp oil engine by Mirlees Bickerton & Day
Speed: 14 knots

History

11.08.1969: Transferred to Fleetwood.
01.01.1975: Sold to Boyd Line Ltd, Hull and renamed ARCTIC REBEL.
vast British trawler to fish in Icelandic waters. She was ordered off the grounds as the 200 mile limit came into force.
01.05.1975: Sold to Huxley Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft and renamed St MATTHEW and converted to oil rig support work.
1986: Sold for scrap to K & M Davies (Pembroke).
16.12.1986: Arrived at Milford Haven for breaking.

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M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219
Picture courtesy of Fred Hobbs

M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219
Picture courtesy of the David Buckley Collection

M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219
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M.T. Starella H219

M.T. Starella H219
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

Changelog
30/09/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
26/03/2017: Added image and removed disputed image.
29/03/2017: Removed FMHT watermark.
31/10/2017: Added an image.