M.T. Fleetwood Lady – AR73

Additional information courtesy of Glyn Woods and David Slinger

Technical

Official Number: 379063
IMO: 7217779
Gross Tonnage: 106
Net Tonnage: 52
Length: 85 ft
Radio call sign: GBVQ

History

1960: Built Holland as GIJSBERTHA (KW143) for P.Varkevisser, Katwijk
1966: Renamed DE HOOP (UK193)
1972: Renamed LUBBETJE (UK72) – owner C. Bakker, Urk
1978: Renamed SOUTHERN SCOTT (AR73)
1979: Owners – Seafood Ltd., Birmingham
1980: Stranded at Baths Beach, Peel. Refloated and returned to service.
1980: Renamed FLEETWOOD LADY (AR73)
1987: Owners – G&R (Fylde) Ltd, Fleetwood
1993: Owner – John O’Connell, Dublin, vessel same name (D374)
1998: Moored at Howth. As a result of vandalism capsized and remained submerged for 10 weeks. Sold by insurance company for conversion to a houseboat.
2002: Laid up at Preston.

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M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

M.T. Southern Scott AR23

M.T. Southern Scott AR73
Picture courtesy of Stan Basnet

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
29/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.