M.T. Rewga – LT234

Technical

Official number : 163002
Yard Number: 256
Completed: 1937
Gross Tonnage: 81
Net Tonnage: 34
Length: 75 ft
Breadth: 20′ 6″
Depth: 9′ 9″
Built: 1937 by Richards Shipyard, Lowestoft
Engine: Ruston 5cyl 150hp

History

1937: Completed by Richards Ironworks Ltd for L.T. (1934) Ltd, (W. F. Cockrell, manager).
1947: Sold to Gordon Claridge.
1949: Transferred to Colne Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft, Suffolk.
1955: Lengthened to 82 ft. Gross Tonnage still 81 and re-engined with 5-cyl 220hp Ruston.
Early 1960’s: Extensively modernised.
Late 1960’s: Employed as a SSV.
05.12.1967: In an onboard accident, Harry Fryer received fatal injuries.
1971: Sold for scrapping, delivered to ship breakers yard Oulton Broad 6/10/71.

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M.T. Rewga LT234

M.T. Rewga LT234
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.T. Rewga LT234

M.T. Rewga LT234
Picture courtesy of Robert Durrant

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