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mv L.A. Madsen-FD269

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Official Number: 167566
Part IV registered
Gross Tonnage: 89.39
Net Tonnage: 89.39
Length: 72.0 ft
Breadth: 19.8 ft
Depth: 8.0 ft
Part I registered
Official Number: 167566
Gross Tonnage: 69.79
Net Tonnage: 55.44
Length: 70.7 ft
Breadth: 19.8 ft
Depth: 8.2 ft
Oil engine
Wooden built seiner.


1930: Completed at Nyborg, Denmark. Registered at Frederikshavn, Denmark.
1939: Landing regularly into Grimsby.
3.5.1948: Registered at Fleetwood (FD269). Owned by Ivar Kristian Madsen, 360 Wellington Street, Grimsby. Later 10 Vivian Avenue, Grimsby.
9.3.1949: In company with motor seiner TALONA (GY473) sailed Grimsby for Icelandic grounds (Sk. I. K. Madsen); four crew all told.
9.3.1949: Last reported radio contact with TALONA.
12.3.1949: Last reported by radio to be off the Faroe Islands.
26.5.1949: Posted as missing.
6.7.1949: Fleetwood registry closed “Vessel missing since leaving Grimsby 9/3/1949.”

Crew: Sk. Ivar K. Madsen; Ejner Nielsen, Cleethorpes; A Dane, Grimsby; A boy (16), Grimsby, cook.

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mv Talona GY573

mv Talona GY573
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30/10/2022: Page published.
01/11/2022: Updated history and added an image.