M.T. Armana (3) – FD322

Technical

Official number: 365782
Yard Number: 1563
Completed: 1976
Gross Tonnage: 393
Net Tonnage: 156
Length: 39.58 m
Breadth: 8.51 m
Depth: 3.50 m
Built: Drypool Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, Hull.
Engine: Mirlees 16-cyl 1700hp/1268 ICW
Speed: 11 knots
Owner: J Marr & Son Ltd

History

1976: Completed by Drypool Engineering and Dry Dock Co Ltd Hull, (Yd. No. 1563 as ARMANA.
06.06.1976: Registered at Fleetwood (FD322).
08.1978: Two weeks mine-sweeping exercises in the Clyde estuary.
07.1982: One of the Company’s 8 wet fish trawlers transferred to Hull (FD322).
06.07.1987: Sold to Armana Ltd Hull (FD322).
06.1994: Sold to Donegal Deep Sea Fishing Co Ltd Dublin Eire. Registry transferred to Dublin (D327).
09.04.1996: Sold to shipbreakers D Cook Ltd New Holland Lincolnshire, and broken up on the New Holland slipway

Notes
The Armana with skipper Malcolm Trott was the first trawler to gross over £1 million in a calender year. Fishing Home waters landed a total of 30,059 kits from 22 trips -320 days at sea.

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M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of The Ian Leask Collection

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of Phil Smith

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana D327

Changelog
06/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
24/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.