Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall and Bill Blow
Official Number: 164411
Gross Tonnage: 56
Net Tonnage: 33
Length: 67 ft
Breadth: 18.8 ft
Depth: 8.6 ft
Built: J & W. Berg, Halso Sweden
Engine: 120bhp by Bolinder Munktell Ltd, Eskilstuna Sweden.
1936: Launched by J & W. Berg, Halso Sweden (Yd. No) for Marstrand Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Tom Moore manager) as FLORADORA.
20.05.1936: Registered at Grimsby (GY317).
1936: Owned by Marstrand Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Tom Moore manager).
19.05.1936: Mortgaged by Marstrand Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (A).
19.05.1936: Mortgagee: Bolinders Ltd, London (secure sum of £2542. 11s. 5d & interest @4.5%).
03.07.1936: Registered at Grimsby under Part 1 (57g).
27.08.1938: Bill of Sale (under mortgage (A)): Owned by Walter Holmes, Fleetwood.
27.08.1938: Margaret Newton Holmes appointed manager.
03.03.1939: Stranded in Clanyard Bay, Rhinns of Galloway in early hours and resting badly on rocks. Sister ship, motor trawler BOMEMIAN GIRL (GY311) in attendance. All crew taken off and onboard BOHEMIAN GIRL. At high water, 8.45 am. with BOHEMIAN GIRL connected, came afloat and after checks proceeding to Fleetwood.
04.03.1939: Arrived Fleetwood shortly after midnight.
28.05.1940: Bill of Sale: Owned by Alexander Hay, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
22.02.1943: Four Bills of Sale: Owned by Robert Bell; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell; Mary Morris Bell & George Robert Cook, Leith Edinburgh.
22.02.1943: Four mortgages; Mortgaged by Robert Bell (B) ; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell (C); Mary Morris Bell (D) & George Robert Cook (E), Leith Edinburgh.
22.02.1943: Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh (secure amounts due & interest).
20.03.1943: Robert Bell appointed manager.
12.01.1945: Three Bills of Sale: Owned by Robert Bell; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell; Mary Morris Bell, Leith Edinburgh.
24.01.1945: Mortgage (E) discharged.
25.01.1945: Three mortgages; Mortgaged by Robert Bell (F) ; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell (G); Mary Morris Bell (H).
25.01.1945: Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh (secure amounts due & interest).
04.03.1951: Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell deceased; Mary Morris Boyd Bell appointed executor.
27.07.1955: Grimsby registry closed.
07.1955: Registered at Leith (LH54).
20.05.1956: Owned by Robert Bell & Mary Morris Bell, Leith Edinburgh.
31.12.1956: Not on Lloyd’s Register.
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17/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.