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M.T. Tom Grant GY677

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Technical

Official Number: 303287
Yard Number: 276
IMO: 5364061
Completed: 1959
Length: 116.3 ft (35.45m)
Breadth: 25 ft (7.62m)
Depth: 12.5 ft (3.81m)
Built: Brooke Marine Ltd, Lowestoft
Engine: 4-cyl 780bhp oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day, Stockport

History

02.1962: Completed by Brooke Marine Ltd, Lowestoft (Yd.No.276) for Stirling Fishing Co Ltd, London a subsidiary of E. Bacon & Co Ltd, Grimsby. Registered at Grimsby (GY677).
10.1964: Sold to Craig Stores Ltd, Aberdeen, registered at Aberdeen (A760).
1967: Exchanged for LOCARNO and re-registered at Grimsby (GY1392), in the ownership of the Bacon subsidiary, Lindsey Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
1981 Sold to Kuwait owners, but whilst on Tyneside converting the deal fell through. Later sold to Charles Macbride, Kilkeel and registered at Newry as ATLANTIS (N400).
Post 1981: Converted to a stern trawler. Bought by Crosskeen Ltd (Anglo-Spanish), Fleetwood but appears to have been laid up as ATLANTIS M (no official registry recorded) at Fleetwood from 1987.

Notes: LONGSET. She was completed in 01.1959 by J. S. Doig Ltd at Grimsby for E. Bacon & Co’s Lindsey Steam Fishing Co Ltd as LONGSET. Registered at Grimsby in 01.1959 as (GY554). She was an unlucky ship and following a serious fire onboard in which one man died she was renamed LOCARNO (GY554) in 04.1965. There was no improvement in her fortunes and in 04.1967 she was exchanged for TOM GRANT (A760). LOCARNO was re-registered (A850) and TOM GRANT became (GY1392) in the ownership of the Bacon subsidiary, Lindsey Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby. TOM GRANT was ‘sold’ in 1981 to Kuwait owners, but whilst on Tyneside converting the deal fell through and she was later sold to Charles Macbride, Kilkeel and registered at Newry as ATLANTIS (N400). Converted to a stern trawler in the 1980s she was bought by Crosskeen Ltd (Anglo-Spanish), Fleetwood but appears to have been laid up as ATLANTIS M (no official registry recorded) at Fleetwood at least from 1987.

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M.T. Tom Grant GY677

M.T. Tom Grant GY677
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M.T. Tom Grant GY677

M.T. Tom Grant GY677
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Changelog
26/07/2019: Page published.