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mfv Thornwood FD177

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Technical

Official Number: 301878
Gross Tonnage: 36
Net Tonnage: 18
Engine: 114bhp

History

1959: built as an anchor seiner.
1963: In Fleetwood February.

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mfv Thornwood FD177

mfv Thornwood FD177
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Changelog
06/05/2020: Page published.

M.T. Deevale A594

Technical

Part IV registered
Yard Number 314
Gross Tonnage: 47.74
Net Tonnage: 47.74
L.O.A. 72.70
Length: 68.00 ft
Breadth: 19.5 ft
Depth: 8.00 ft
Engine: 4-cyl 264bhp Lister Blackstone EVSM4(384) oil engine by Lister Blackstone Ltd, Dursley

History

1961: Completed by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Montrose (Yd.No.314) for Deevale Trawling Co (Aberdeen) Ltd (16/64), Aberdeen as DEEVALE (White Fish Authority, London (48/64)).
11.09.1961: Registered at Aberdeen (A594).
05.09.1961: Vessel mortgaged (16/64) to White Fish Authority, London to secure £20,928 with interest at 61/2% (A).
21.10.1961: Vessel mortgaged (16/64) to White Fish Authority, London to secure £1,290 with interest at 61/2%(B).
04.01.1966: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (A) to J. N. Ward & Son Ltd, Fleetwood.
04.01.1966: Vessel mortgaged (16/64) to White Fish Authority, London to secure £21,662.11.0d with interest at 71/4%(C).
01.1966: Arrived Fleetwood from Aberdeen.
23.03.1973: Sold to Charles Bellamy Bird & Brian Charles Bird (16/64), Fleetwood.
04.03.1977: Shares (6/64) sold by Charles Bellamy Bird & Brian Charles Bird to Peter Sherriff, Milford Haven.
04.03.1977: Shares (10/64) sold by Charles Bellamy Bird & Brian Charles Bird to Gerald Lewes, New Quay, Cardiganshire.
29.09.1978: Mortgage (C) discharged.
29.10.1978: Shares (6/64) sold by Peter Sherriff to Michael Deller, Gillingham, Kent.
10.1978: Sold to George S. Jack, Gardenstown & others
01.11.1978: Aberdeen registry closed.
1979: Registered at Banff as BOUNTY (BF287).
09.1991: When some 60 miles SE of Sumburgh Head, Shetland started to take in water. Crew abandoned in liferaft and picked up by helicopter. Banff registry closed.

Undated: Re-engined with 500bhp Deutz by A.G. Koln-Deutz, Cologne.
Undated: New wheelhouse fitted.
Undated: Gutting shelter fitted.
Undated: Shelter extended to thee-quarter length.

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M.T. Deevale A594

M.T. Deevale A594
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M.T. Bounty BF287

M.T. Bounty BF287
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Changelog
19/10/2019: Page published.

mfv Island FD271

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Technical

Official Number: 185286
Gross tonnage: 41
Length: 57 ft
Built Denmark 1949.

History

1949: Completed as GRETHE MORTENSEN.
1952: Registered at Fleetwood.
1965: Owner Olaf T. Jensen Fleetwood.
1971: Owners Olaf T. Jensen Grimsby & Jens Bojen Grimsby.

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mfv Island FD271

mfv Island FD271
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Changelog
13/10/2019: Page published.

M.T. Louise M FD337

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M.T. Louise M FD337

M.T. Louise M FD337
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Changelog
03/10/2019: Page published.

M.T. O Genita FD529

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Spanish owned Flag Of Convenience vessel. No connection to Fleetwood other than registration.

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O Genita FD529

O Genita FD529
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O Genita FD529

O Genita FD529
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O Genita FD529

O Genita FD529
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O Genita FD529

O Genita FD529
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Changelog
13/07/2019: Page published.

i.v. Speedwell FD293

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i.v. Speedwell FD293

i.v. Speedwell FD293
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Changelog
27/04/2019: Page published.

mfv Orion FD10

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mfv Orion FD10

mfv Orion FD10
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Changelog
2019: Page published.

mfv Doris B FD1

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mfv Doris B FD1

mfv Doris B FD1
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Changelog
05/02/2019: Page published.

Seren Y Don FD17

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mfv Seren Y Don FD17

mfv Seren Y Don FD17
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Changelog

18/12/2018: Page published.

iv Peggy FD222

Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
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Technical

Part IV registered
Gross Tonnage: 13.61

History

27.10.1943: Registered at Fleetwood as PEGGY (FD222). Owner W. Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
12.1959: In fog, stranded near Fleetwood Pier about 40 yrs from the Promenade. Sk. John Holden and Mate Albert Mair tried to keep her afloat but were unsuccessful and picked up by Fleetwood lifeboat, ANN LETITIA RUSSELL (Cox. Albert Wright). Subsequently salvage undertaken and engine, mast, ballast and some fishing gear recovered. Boat not insured and a fund to help the owner set-up by business men Norman, Frank, Leonard and Lawrence Horsley.

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iv Peggy FD222

iv Peggy FD222
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Changelog
12/08/2018: Page published.