mfv Albion – FD170

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Information courtesy of Louise Mitchinson

Technical

Official Number: A12343
Yard Number: 138
Completed: 1955
Gross Tonnage: 15.2
Length: 12.2 m
Breadth: 4.64 m
Depth: 1.83 m
Engine: Gardner 150bhp/112kW
Built: Herd and Mackenzie Buckie
Engine: 150hp Gardener

History

1955: Built by Herd and Mackenzie Buckie for owners A. Finlayson in Nairn. Registered as INS 305.
1964: Registration changed to WK88
1968: Sold to ??, registration changed to CN45. Fishing from Campbeltown as a prawner.
1974: Sold to ??, registration changed to UL145. New wheelhouse was fitted not long before she was sold.
1988: Sold to ??, registration changed to LH170
1996: Sold to Fleetwood Owner/Operator G.Mitchinson, Fleetwood. Registered as FD170.
2008: Still fishing.

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mfv Albion FD170

mfv Albion FD170
Picture from the Internet

mfv Albion FD170

mfv Albion FD170
Picture courtesy of The Mike Heaney Collection

mfv Albion FD170

mfv Albion FD170
Picture courtesy of The Mike Heaney Collection

Changelog
05/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
07/01/2019: Removed FMHT watermark. Image added.