M.T. Gula – LT179

Technical

Official Number: 162991
Yard Number: 253
Completed: 1936
Gross Tonnage: 81
Net Tonnage: 33
Length: 75 ft
Breadth: 20′ 6″
Depth: 9′ 9″
Built: Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft
Engine: 150hp Ruston

History

1936: Launched by Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft for L.T.(1934) Ltd, (W. F. Cockrell, manager). as GULA
19??: Registered at Lowestoft (LT179).
1946: Owned by Claridge Trawlers Ltd.
1949: Owned by Colne Fishing Co. Ltd.
1955: Colne Fishing Co. Ltd, became Dagon Fishing Co.
1955: Chartered to M. A. F. F. with ROTHA for pair trawling experiment.
1960: Extensively modified.
1973: Employed as ORSV.
1986: Sold en bloc with ROTHA and WILLA by The Colne Shipping Co Ltd (G. D. Claridge) to G. T. Services, Barking (George Tutt) for breaking up.
04.07.86: Sailed Lowestoft for the River Thames.
29.10.86: Lowestoft register closed.

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M.T. Gula LT179

M.T. Gula LT179
Picture from the Internet

ORSV Gula

ORSV Gula
Picture courtesy of Trevor Snowling

ORSV Gula

ORSV Gula

ORSV Gula LT179

ORSV Gula LT179
Picture from the Internet

Changelog

14/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
11/02/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image and added a picture.