Official Number: 306591
Yard Number: S829
RSS No. A19033.
Gross Tonnage: 174
Net Tonnage: 60
Length: 94 ft (Loa) 89′ 5″
Breadth: 23 ft
Depth: 9 ft
Oil Engine: 528bhp 4 stroke 8-cyl Blackstone EVS8M by Lister Blackstone Ltd, Stamford.
24.9.1965: Launched at R. Dunston (Hessle) Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.S829) for W. H. Kerr (Ship Chandlers) Ltd, Milford Haven as DEESIDE by Mrs P. Gates. 5.1966: Completed. Registered at at Lowestoft as (LT517).
5.1973: W. H. Kerr (Ship Chandlers) Ltd remaining shares sold to Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Hull.
1973: Registered at Lowestoft as BOSTON DEFIANT (LT517).
1978: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Hull.
l.1982: Sold to Alexander G. Lincoln, Lowestoft. Registered at Lowestoft as OCEAN
1985: Sold to Neptune Ltd, London (Anglo Spanish principals) (Shipping) Ltd, Milford Haven, managers).
7.1991: Sold to Ayr Fishing Enterprise Ltd, Ayr (Anglo Spanish principals). 10.1991: Lowestoft registry closed. Registered at Ayr as AYR DAWN (AR92).
1995: Sold to Seascope Ltd, London (Anglo Spanish principals) (Hooktone Ltd, Ardrossan, managers).
1999: Rebuilt at Santander as a netter – 226g 56n 28,66 x 7,12 x 2,74 metres
20??: Ayr registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD522).
2012: Still fishing.
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11/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
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