Additional information courtesy of Neil Evans and Teresa Fuller
RSS No: A12414
Gross Tonnage: 49.76
Net Tonnage: 49.76
Length: 65ft (68.9 ft LOA)
Breadth: 19.9 ft
Depth: 8.7 ft
Engine: 8-cyl 152bhp oil engine type 8L3 by Gardner Engines Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester
Re-engined with by W. H. Dorman & Co Ltd, Stafford. Gardner gearbox and stern gear retaining
1960: Built by R. B. Harrison & Sons Ltd, Bill Quay
1960: Completed by R. B. Harrison & Sons Ltd, Bill Quay for Richard Crawford, Tweedmouth & John Dougal, North Shields. Registered at Leith (Part IV) (LH383).
By 31.7.1970: Owned by Richard Crawford, Tweedmouth & Mrs Mary K. Dougal, Tynemouth.
By 30.6.1980: Owned by John Cowell & David Rainford, Fleetwood.
12.4.1984: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to David Rainford, Poulton-le-Fylde.
5.5.1989: Certificate of Registry re-issued.
15.7.1993: Leith registry closed. Laid up at Holyhead, subsequently flooded and sunk. Refloated, Gardner engine removed. Lifted out by Holyhead Boatyard Ltd. Re-engined and moved to Penrhyn. Sold to Chris Jones for conversion to a ‘live aboard’. Converted afloat in Penrhyn Dock. Moved to River Weaver and berthed at Weaver Marine, Northwich.
2.2017: Chris Jones died.
26.07.2021: Broken up on the River Weaver, after flooding.
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Pictured at Northwich on the River Weaver at Weaver Marine’s yard
27/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
12/05/2017: Added images and removed FMHT watermark.
26/08/2017: Updated information.
28/09/2017: Added pictures and updated information.
06/10/2017: Added an image.
27/07/2021: Added fate.