Fleetwood trawler – Boston Whirlwind LT454

Additional information courtesy of Robert Durrant

Technical

Official Number: 203678
Yard Number: 466
LR Number: 504945
Gross Tonnage: 164.51
Net Tonnage: 60.53
Length: 93.5 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Built: Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft, 1962
Engine: 475bhp 5cyl National Diesel

History

1962: Completed by Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft (Yard Number 466) for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd. Registered at Lowestoft (LT454).
9.4.1962: Ran trials.
12.4.1962: Accepted.
25.9.1969 landed 2420 stones of fish at Lowestoft.This catch was the first ever landed at Lowestoft which was fully boxed and graded at sea.
Summer 1971: After seven days at sea, Skipper Ian Lace called owner’s office in Lowestoft to report he had 250 kit aboard. The next day he made a return call reporting she had a further 350 kit of mainly cod taken in 24 hours from the Middle Rough grounds. BOSTON WHIRLWIND docked in Lowestoft the following day with fish room full and deck full of fish. Grossed £4,500,averaging around £8 a kit, a good return for 1971.
1979 Fully converted for use as a Safety Standby Vessel.
7.1986 Sold to Spanish owners,Parafleet Ltd.,Falmouth.
1996: Renamed SEA VENTURER.
2007: Broken up at Marin.

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M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454
Picture courtesy of Robert Durrant

After docking in Lowestoft with fish room full up and remaining fish covering deck.Skipper Ian”Taffy” Lace on right.

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454
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M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454

M.T. Boston Whirlwind LT454
Picture courtesy of Robert Durrant

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Fleetwood trawler – Constant Reminder FD335

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i.v. Constant Reminder FD335

i.v. Constant Reminder FD335
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Fleetwood trawler – Albion FD170

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Additional information courtesy of Louise Mitchinson

Technical

Completed: 1955
Length: 40 ft
Breadth: 15 ft
Depth: 9 ft
Built: Herd and McKenzie, Buckie
Engine: 150hp Gardener

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M.F.V. Albion FD170

M.F.V. Albion FD170
Picture courtesy of Mike Heaney

M.F.V. Albion FD170

M.F.V. Albion FD170
Picture courtesy of Mike Heaney

M.F.V. Albion FD170

M.F.V. Albion FD170
Picture courtesy of Mike Heaney

M.F.V. Albion FD170

M.F.V. Albion FD170
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Fleetwood trawler – Goodwill FD113

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M.F.V. Goodwill FD113

M.F.V. Goodwill FD113
Picture courtesy of John Baxter

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Fleetwood trawler – Tiemetje M377

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Note; Owned in Fleetwood by Mick Ryan.

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M.T. Tiemetje M377

M.T. Tiemetje M377
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

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Fleetwood trawler – Naom Uinsiona BS85

Additional information courtesy of Glyn Woods

Technical

Official Number: 159817
Net Tonnage: 9
Length: 42 ft
Engine: 88hp

1938: Built at Arklow by John Tyrell & Sons and registered as D105, owner J. Gallagher, Killala
c1970: Registered as BS85, owners Michael & Roy Davies, Pwllheli
1980: Owner R. Hatton, Chorley
1983: Owner Joseph B. Hampson, Oldham

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M.F.V. Naomi Unisionn BS85

M.F.V. Naom Unisiona BS85
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Fleetwood trawler – Zegan LR281

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M.F.V. Zegan LR281

M.F.V. Zegan LR281
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Fleetwood trawler – Valhalla N265

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M.F.V. Valhalla N265

M.F.V. Valhalla N265
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M.F.V. Valhalla N265

M.F.V. Valhalla N265
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