M.T. Wyre Corsair (2) – FD27

Technical

Official Number: 308719
Yard Number: 863
Launched: 26/08/1952
Registered: 08/09/1952
Completed: 1952
Gross Tonnage: 498
Length: 151 ft
Breadth: 29.1 ft
Depth: 14.75 ft
Engine: 810bhp oil engine by Mirlees, Bickerton & Day
Speed: 11.5 knots

History

26.08.1952 Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd. No. 863) for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries (French Subsidiary) (Pecheries de la Morinie) (Paul Ficheux manager) Boulogne as “Boston Javelin”.
Sold before completion to Armement Pecheries de la Mosinie, Boulogne, France and renamed SAINT CLAUDE II.
05.1965: Sold to Le Garroc & L Soublin, Fecamp. Registered at Fecamp (F 1219)
19.12.1966: Sold to Lagarde Lecanu & Lepore Lecanu, Fecamp and renamed SAINT CLAUDE.
24.01.1968: Sold to Wyre Trawlers, Fleetwood and renamed WYRE CORSAIR. Registered at Fleetwood (FD27).
09.07.1971: Sold to British United Trawlers (Finance) Ltd, Hull.
1976: Sold for scrap to Mayer Newman & Co Ltd.
21.11.1976: Arrived at Hayle for breaking.

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M.T. Boston Javelin B2655

M.T. Boston Javelin B2655

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27
Picture courtesy of Stephen Myerscough

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27
Picture courtesy of Phillip Dell

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27

M.T. Wyre Corsair FD27

Changelog
02/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
21/11/2016: Picture added.
09/12/2016: Picture added.