M.T. Ayr Dawn – FD522

Technical

Official Number: 306591
Yard Number: S829
Completed: 1966
IMO No.6524022
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.

History

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
DYNASTY (LT517)
1985: Sold to Neptune Ltd, London (Anglo Spanish princi[pals) (Cmain (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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M.T. Ayr Dawn FD522

M.T. Ayr Dawn FD522
Picture courtesy of The George Westwood Collection

M.T. Ayr Dawn FD522

M.T. Ayr Dawn FD522
Picture courtesy of The George Westwood Collection

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