Category Archives: Inshore Fishing Vessels

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
Picture courtesy of The David Wall Collection

Changelog
12/08/2018: Page published.

mfv Ailsea FD174

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Technical

Official Number: 187868
Gross Tonnage: 23
Net Tonnage: 10
Length: 45 ft
Engine: 95 hp Gardner Diesel
Built: 1959 by Nobles of Fraserburgh
Owner: Joe Parkinson, Pim Grace and Duckie Burgess

History

1959: Built by Nobles of Fraserburgh, for Grace, Burgess and Parkinson. Sailed from the Jubilee Quay Fleetwood and managed by J.N. Ward.
197?: Owner as Knud E.C. Viji, Fleetwood.
Late ’70s early ’80s: Sold to Tom Marginson and Charlie Ellis, Fleetwood.
1984: In ownership of Jamie Russell? Registered at Campbeltown (CN321).
1992: Sold to Caernarvon and ceased fishing 1992.

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mfv Ailsea FD174

mfv Ailsea FD174
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mfv Ailsea CN321

mfv Ailsea CN321
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mfv Ailsea FD174

mfv Ailsea FD174
Picture courtesy of The Eric Corkish Colection

Changelog
19/01/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks and page re-published.

mfv Moorhen FD306

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Technical

Official Number: 187855
Gross Tonnage: 31
Net Tonnage: 15n
Length: 45.00 ft
Engine: 88bhp Gardner 6LW

History

1956: Completed by T. Summers, Fraserburgh for Brixham Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood as MOORHEN.
07.02.1957: Registered at Fleetwood (FD ). Gordon C. Dugdall designated manager.
By 31.08.1960: Sold to Harry Franklin Ltd, Grimsby. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Grimsby (GY593). Harry Franklin designated managing owner.
By 31.07.1971: Sold to Allard Hewson & Co Ltd, Grimsby. Re-registered at Grimsby
(GY181).
By 1971: Remeasured and registered Part IV only, 22g 22n.
By 31.05.1975: Sold to Ronald Bond, Fleetwood. Grimsby registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD306). Ronald Bond designated managing owner.
By 31.08.1979: Sold to W. H. Gregg & Sons Ltd, Hartlepool and others.
Post 1987: Fate.

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mfv Moorhen FD306

mfv Moorhen FD306
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Changelog
11/09/2017: Page published.
10/12/2017: Significant information update.

mfv Alant FD170

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Technical

Official Number: 162081
Gross Tonnage: 38
Net Tonnage: 19
Length: 53′ 5″
Breadth: 16′ 2″
Depth: 7′ 5″
Built: 1950, Buckie
Engine: Gardner, 115bhp
Owner: Thinnesen Family

History

1950: Built at Buckie for Thinnesens of Grimsby.
1954: Owners W. Dixon and H. Thinnesen, Whitehaven.
1970: Owner H. Thinnesen Ltd, Grimsby. Registered as ALANT WA12
1985: Owner in this year was Charlie Bird, Fleetwood. Registered as ALANT FD170. Skipper at this time was Cyril Clark.
1989’s: Fishing out of Shields.
Undated: Decommissioned at North Shields and turned into a pleasure /diving boat
Undated: Renamed the “Brendalison” ??

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mfv Alant FD170

mfv Alant FD170
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mfv Alant FD170

mfv Alant FD170
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Changelog
05/09/2017: Page published.

mfv Mary Marie WH285

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Technical

Engine: Cummins

History

Early 90s: Fishing from Fleetwood in the ownership of Bob Rawcliffe.

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mfv Mary Marie WH285

mfv Mary Marie WH285

mfv Mary Marie C307

mfv Mary Marie C307

mfv Mary Marie C307

mfv Mary Marie C307

mfv Mary Marie C307

mfv Mary Marie C307

Changelog
18/12/2016: Page published.

mfv Michael Lewis FD401

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Technical

RSS No.B14805
Gross Tonnage: 35.4
Length: 14.20 m
Breadth: 5.30 m
Depth: 2.25 m
Engine: Type Nt855-M240 6-cyl 240hp/179kWoil engine by Cummins Engine Co, Chongqing, China

History

1996: Completed by Newbury Engineering (Boatbuilders) Ltd, Newhaven for Michael L. Sheard, Fleetwood as MICHEL LEWIS.
26.09.1996: Registered at Fleetwood (FD401).
10.1999: Sold to J. Tooley, Brixham.
10.11.1999: Registered at Brixham as CHRISTA (BM497).
09.2005: Sold to Whitelink Ltd, Fraserburgh.
18.10.2005: Registered at Fraserburgh as LEANNE II (FR386).
06.2006: Sold to Seacrest Fishing Co Ltd, Fraserburgh.
12.06.2006: Registered at Fraserburgh as GOLDEN PROMISE (FR186).
17.02.2010: Registered at Falmouth (FH401).
03.2010: Refitted at Brixham.
01.11.2013: Fishing in Cardigan Bay, disabled some 15 miles N of Fishguard with rope round propeller. Initially taken in tow by another scalloper but tow parted. Fishguard lifeboat launched at 0400 and arrived on scene an hour later, connected a commenced tow to Fishguard. 0800 delivered safely alongside at Fishguard.
11.2016: Still fishing and landing at Brixham/Newlyn; member of the South Western Fish Producers Organisation Ltd, Ivybridge, Devon (155.81 units).

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mfv Michael Lewis FD401

mfv Michael Lewis FD401
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mfv Michael Lewis FD401

mfv Michael Lewis FD401
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mfv Michael Lewis FD401

mfv Michael Lewis FD401

mfv Christa BM497

mfv Christa BM497

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

mfv Golden Promise FH401

Changelog
27/12/2016: Page published.