M.T. Athabasca – FD242

Additional information courtesy of David slinger

Technical

Official Number: 303793
Gross Tonnage: 74 grt
Net Tonnage: 46 nrt
LOA: 72.8 ft
Length: 70.5 ft
Breadth: 19.1 ft
Depth: 9.6 ft
Engine: 8-cyl 240bhp Kelvin Diesel Type Mod.T8 by The Bergius-Kelvin Co Ltd, Glasgow
Built: Herd and Mackenzie, Buckie, 1959

History

1958: Ordered by Vulmar Nielson from Herd & MacKenzie Ltd, Buckie.
1959: Completed for Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes & others as YUKON STAR. Registered at Buckie (BCK98).
By 08.1960: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes and A. Phimister, Findochty.
By 08.1960: Re-measured under Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 55g 55n.
By 07.1964: Owners became Vulmar Nielson, Cleethorpes and A. Phimister, Findochty. Buckie registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD242).
1964: Registered at Fleetwood as ATHABASCA (FD242).
By 07.1968: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd and Strandby Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes.
By 07.1968: Re-measured under Part I of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 74g 46n.
By 07.1974: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Grimsby as (GY288).
By 05.1975: Re-measured under Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 50g 50n.
Between 1976 -1980: Re-engined with oil engine 365bhp
By 06.1980: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes and Fylkir Ltd, Grimsby.
By 07.1984: Owners became Jack Robinson (Hull) Ltd, Driffield.
By 1985: Owners became Magnus J. Jamieson, Shetland & others. Registered at Grimsby as OUR VANCLARE (GY288).
10.1985: Sold to Peter Anthony Lees and Steve Dell (Good Hope Fishing Co Ltd), Fleetwood.
By 07.1988: Owners became Arbay Fishing Co Ltd, Lytham St. Anne’s.
By 1994: Laid up at Skippool.
1996: Decommissioned, stripped of useable parts and hulked. Grimsby registry closed.

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M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

mfv Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Yukon Star BCK98

mfv Yukon Star BCK98

M.T. Athabasca FD242

mfv 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.
02/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
03/11/2018: Updated information.