Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall and David Slinger
Official Number: 303293
Yard Number: 1469
IMO No: 5300364
Gross Tonnage: 288
Net Tonnage: 92
Length: 109 ft
Breadth: 24 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 4 stroke 6-cyl 785bhp oil engine by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln.
Owner: Wyre Trawlers Ltd (BUT)
24.11.1961: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1469) for Ross Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby as ROSS CURLEW.
21.05.1962: Registered at Grimsby (GY 692). Dennis Roberts designated manager.
23.05.1962: Completed (Build cost £131,000; White Fish Authority Grant £31,000).
01.07.1969: Became part of the British United Trawlers (B.U.T.) fleet. B.U.T. livery adopted.
30.09.1969: Sold to Goweroak Ltd, Grimsby.
30.6.1970: Sailed Grimsby for fishing grounds, to land at Fleetwood (Sk. Jack Kelly).
13.07.1970: First landing at Fleetwood from Rockall, 350 boxes.
21.07.1970: Transferred to fish out of Fleetwood. Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Raymon Dunn designated manager. Wyre Trawlers livery adopted.
11.1971: Transferred to fish out of Granton (British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Granton, Edinburgh managing agents).
30.07.1976: Arrived Scrabster, Caithness for engine repairs.
27.09.1976: Arrived Scalloway, Shetland to take on ice.
30.04.1977: Arrived Aberdeen with fire damage, the crew having successfully tackled a blaze in their quarters, while S of Shetland.
1978: Transferred to fish out of Aberdeen (British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Aberdeen managing agents).
30.03.1980: Fire broke out in the cabin while lying in Aberdeen Harbour, Grampian Fire Brigade contained and extinguished the fire.
1980: Converted to Offshore Platform Standby/Safety role.
29.12.1980: Developed engine trouble during a storm in the North Sea. Taken in tow to Norway for repairs.
29.06.1981: Sold to Colne Shipping Ltd, Luton. G. D. Claridge Lowestoft designated manager.
07.09.1981: Grimsby registry closed.
09.09.1981: Registered at Lowestoft.
17.09.1981: Registered at Lowestoft as ANEGADA.
12.1991: Sold to C. Knight/Caravel Maritime Ltd, Rainham, Kent in an en bloc deal with BARNSLEY (408g/1960) (former trawler; COLNE KESTREL (405g/1966) (ex Boston Kestrel) and CRYSTAL PALACE (410grt/62) (former trawler).
20.12.1991: Delivered Medway for breaking up at Bloors Wharf, Lower Rainham, Kent.
01.1992: Broken up by Caravel Maritime Ltd at Bloors Wharf, Lower Rainham, Kent. Registry closed.
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01/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
16/11/2016: Picture added.
24/10/2019: Updated information and added an image.