iv Short Blue FD143

Technical

Net Tonnage: 10.87

History

1939: Built by John Crossfield & Co., of Conwy as CAPELLA for J Wright of Fleetwood.
1939: Completed.
19/01/1940: Fleetwood lifeboat landed the body of one of the two crewmen drowned off Blackpool whilst delivering the boat. The boat was subsequently salvaged and renamed SHORT BLUE.
30/10/1941: Registered at Fleetwood (FD143) by Robert Scott Hewett of London skippered by William Randles.
11/06/1946: Sold to George William Dodd of Fleetwood and Hartlepool.
06/04/1962: Sold to William Bradshaw Wilson of 5 Lincoln Avenue, Fleetwood.
17/04/1968: Sold to John Ferns of 21 Toxteth Grove, Dingle, Liverpool, being moored in Birkenhead.
22/12/1970: Fishing registration cancelled.

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iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Jay Cresswell

iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Brian Dodd

iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Brian Dodd

iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Brian Dodd

iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Brian Dodd

iv Short Blue FD143

iv Short Blue FD143
Picture courtesy of Brian Dodd

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