Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall and David Slinger
Official Number: 303275
Yard Number: 1465
Gross Tonnage: 288
Net Tonnage: 92
Length: 107.5 ft
Breadth: 24.5 ft
Depth: 12.5 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 6-cyl 857bhp oil engine by Ruston Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln
03.01.1961: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1465) for Ross Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby as ROSS CORMORANT.
20.07.1961: Registered at Grimsby (GY 665). Dennis Roberts designated manager.
25.07.1961 Completed (Build cost £125,836; White Fish Authority Grant £31,459).
30.09.1961: Sold to George F. Sleight & Sons Ltd, Grimsby.
30.09.1967: Sold to Ross Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby. Dennis Roberts designated manager.
01.07.1969: Became part of the British United Trawlers (B.U.T.) fleet. Book value £62,913.
30.09.1969: Sold to Goweroak Ltd, Grimsby.
25.02.1970: Sailed Grimsby for Fleetwood.
03.03.1970: Transferred to fish out of Fleetwood. Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Raymon Dunn designated manager. Wyre Trawlers livery adopted.
18.03.1970: First landing at Fleetwood from SE Ireland grounds, 13 days (Sk. Henry Reader), 289 boxes, mostly cod, £1,948 gross.
11.09.1971: Transferred to fish out of Granton (British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Granton, Edinburgh managing agents).
1978: Transferred to fish out of Aberdeen (British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Aberdeen managing agents).
09.04.1979: Aberdeen Press & Journal reported that a search was continuing around Lerwick Harbour for George Baillie (46) Muirhouse Place, Edinburgh, a crew member missing since the weekend; he was last seen onboard at 8.30 pm on Friday.
1979: Converted for Offshore Platform Standby/Safety role. (British United Trawlers (Grimsby) Ltd, managers).
21.05.1982: Sold to George Craig & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
02.06.1982: Sold to Colne Shipping Ltd, Luton. G. D. Claridge, Lowestoft designated manager.
14.07.1982: Grimsby registry closed.
02.09.1982: Registered at Lowestoft as DOMINICA.
23.02.1984: Surveyed following further conversion for Offshore Platform Standby/Safety role.
03.1991: Sold to Chequers Iron & Steel Ltd, Dagenham for breaking up.
12.03.1991: Sailed Lowestoft for River Thames towing PARGONA (288g/1960) (ex ROSS HAWK-82) also for breaking.
13.03.1991: Arrived Medway for breaking at Bloors Wharf, Rainham, Kent.
1991: Broken up by Tollgate Metals Ltd at Lower Rainham, Kent.
05.12.1991: Lowestoft registry closed.
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31/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
10/08/2019: Added an image.
22/10/2019: Updated information.