M.T. Athabasca – FD242

Technical

Official Number: 303793
Gross Tonnage: 74grt / 46nrt
Length: 72.8 ft
Breadth: 19.1 ft
Engine: 240bhp Kelvin
Built: Herd and Mackenzie, Buckie, 1959

History

1959: Launched by Herd and Mackenzie, Buckie, for Bantry Fishing Company of Cleethorpe as YUKON STAR. Registered at Buckie (BCK98).
1964: Transferred to Fleetwood.
1965: Registered at Fleetwood (FD242).
1972(?): Sold to Bantry Fishing Co Ltd & Strandby Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes. Re-measured under Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 and as a result lost her O.N. and became 50grt 50n.)
1973: To Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes. Registered at Grimsby (GY288).
Late 1970s: Re-engined and owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes & Fylkir Ltd, Grimsby.
Around 1984: She was sold to Jack Robinson (Hull) Ltd, Driffield.
Around 1985: Sold to Magnus J. Jamieson, Shetland & Others and was renamed OUR VANCLARE (GY288).
October 1985: Sold to Peter Lee and Steve Dell, Good Hope Fishing Company, Fleetwood.
Undated: Registered at Fleetwood (FD288).
1989: Sold.
1994: In ownership of Arbay Fishing Company of Lytham St Anne’s
1996: Decommissioned and broken up at Skippool.

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M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Athabasca FD242

M.T. Athabasca GY288

mfv Athabasca GY288

mfv Athabasca GY288

mfv Our Vanclare FD288

mfv Our Vanclare FD288

Changelog
10/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
04/02/2017: Added images.