M.T. Georgina Wilson – HL10

Technical

Official Number: 162470
Yard Number: 724
Completed:1955
Gross Tonnage: 182
Net Tonnage: 61
Length: 102.2 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 9.8 ft
Engine: 6-cyl Type HRN6 350bhp oil engine by Crossley Brothers Ltd, Openshaw, Manchester

History

1955: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.724) for J. Graham & Sons (Hartlepool) Ltd, Hartlepool as FAIRY COVE.
04.1955: Completed. Registered at Hartlepool (HL10). James B. Graham, West Hartlepool appointed manager.
1967: Sold to James Wilson, Fleetwood. Hazael Fishing Co Ltd operators/managers. Registered at Hartlepool as GEORGINA WILSON (HL10).
09.09.1970: Sold to Hubert Jones (Trawlers) Ltd, Milford Haven & Swansea.
11.10.1970: Arrived Milford. Frank Squires, Milford appointed manager.
1974: Laid up at Milford along with other trawlers to bring pressure on the Union for the crews to accept a pay cut the owners also seeking short term subsidy to cover increased costs.
04.04.1974: Sailed for fishing grounds (Sk. Tommy Smith) under existing pay structure.
04.1976: Laid up at Milford due to increased running costs particularly bunker oil.
10.04.1978: Company in liquidation.
02.06.1978: Sold at auction along with BRENDA WILSON (LT80) and JADE STAR GYPSY (LT53) to Robert Wright, Milford Haven for the sum of £11,225. Registered owner Rawlings & Co Ltd, Milford Haven.
1992: Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – ” Delete entry. Vessels continued existence in doubt. ”

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M.T. Georgina Wilson HL10

M.T. Georgina Wilson HL10
Picture courtesy of The Frans Schaap Collection

M.T. Georgina Wilson HL10

M.T. Georgina Wilson HL10
Picture courtesy of The Phil Rogers Collection

Changelog
10/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
05/11/2020: Added an image.