M.T. Boston Harrier – LT76

Technical

Official Number: 189036
Yard Number: 260
Completed: 1956
Gross Tonnage: 238
Net Tonnage: 81
Length: 111 ft
Breadth: 24 ft
Depth: 11 ft
Built: John Lewis and Sons Ltd, Aberdeen in 1956
Engine: Engine Number 330
Owner: Boston Deep Sea Fisheries

History

1956: Built as ACADIA SNOWBIRD in Aberdeen for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries.
Boston Deep Sea Fisheries sent her to their Canadian subsidiary, Acadia Fisheries in Nova Scotia where she operated from Mulgrave, NS for a few years before being brought back to the UK.
1968: She arrived initially at Fleetwood as ACADIA SNOWBIRD but was quickly renamed BOSTON HARRIER and registered at Lowestoft (LT76).
She worked for some time from Fleetwood on the Irish Sea sole fishery before being transferred to Lowestoft.
1972: She was sold to Putford Fisheries of Lowestoft and renamed EASTLEIGH.
1976: Scrapped.

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M.T. Boston Harrier LT76

M.T. Boston Harrier LT76
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Boston Harrier LT76

M.T. Boston Harrier LT76
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

Changelog
23/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.