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mfv Niels Risager FD204

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mfv Niels Risager FD204

mfv Niels Risager FD204 towing Broadwater
Picture courtesy of The Philip Dell Collection

Changelog
10/06/2017: Page published.

mfv Crusader FD71

Technical

Official Number: 366605
RSS Number: A16344.
Gross Tonnage: 44
Net Tonnage: 20
Length (loa) 17.29 m
Length: 16.93 m
Breadth: 5.52 m
Depth: 2.31 m
Non-Sector. VCU (Vessel Capacity Unit) – 172.39
Engine: 8-cyl 230bhp/171kW Gardner 8L3B oil engine by L. Gardner & Sons Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester

History

1975: Ordered by Browse Brothers, Paignton.
1976: Completed by J. Hinks & Son Ltd, Appledore (Yd.No.?) for Maurice Browse, Paignton & others as CRUSADER. Registered at Dartmouth (DH71). Based Kingswear, Devon and working the mid-Channel grounds (Sk. Mike Dormon).
07.1978: Sold to Stanley V. Browse, Brixham & others. Registered at Dartmouth as CRUSADER OF KINGSWEAR (DH71).
1990s: Became nomadic, fishing out of various ports before being based at Whitehaven and Girvan exploiting the Irish Sea whelk grounds.
By 1993: Sold to Kenneth Browse, Paignton & others.
2010: Laid up at Girvan and offered for sale.
2012: Sold to B & M Fishing LLP, Fleetwood (Anne Mary Bynam, Andrew Robert Bynam & AM Seafoods Ltd). Registered at Fleetwood as CRUSADER (FD71). Continued operating as a whelker.
03.2016: Sold to Timothy Bowman-Davies, Nyeland. Registered at Milford as CRUSADER (M71). Continues to operate out of Milford as a whelker.
2017: Sold to Richard Wright, for conversion to a private vessel.
22.06.2018: Sank alongside at Scarborough. Raised and being refurbished for private use, possibly as an angling boat on the Humber.

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mfv Crusader FD71

mfv Crusader FD71
Picture courtesy of The John Worthington Collection

M.T. Crusader DH71

M.T. Crusader DH71

M.T. Crusader DH71

M.T. Crusader DH71

M.T. Crusader of Kingsmear DH71

M.T. Crusader of Kingswear DH71

M.T. Crusader of Kingswear DH71

M.T. Crusader of Kingswear DH71

M.T. Crusader FD71

M.T. Crusader FD71

mfv Crusader FD71

mfv Crusader FD71
Picture from the Internet
Picture courtesy of Mick Bayes

mfv Crusader FD71

mfv Crusader M71
Picture from the Internet

mfv Crusader

mfv Crusader
Picture courtesy of The Mick Bayes Collection

Changelog
06/06/2017: Page published.
11/12/2018: Updated information and added images.
16/12/2018: Added an image.
07/01/2019: Added image and removed FMHT watermark.