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 Frans Schaap

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10/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.