Category Archives: Inshore Fishing Vessels

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.

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
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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.

iv Charlotte FD112

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Information courtesy of Paul Evans

Technical

Completed: 1909
Length: 33 ft
Breadth: 10’ 1”
Depth: 4’ 8”
Net Tonnage: 10.27
Built: Arnside

History

1908: Built at Arnside as CHARLOTTE for John Abram of 29 Rhyl Street, Fleetwood.
14/07/1909: Registered by owner at Fleetwood (FD112).
01/11/1920: Owned by Richard Abram of 30 Hesketh Place, Fleetwood.
23/10/1925: Reported as having an auxiliary motor fitted.
12/11/1945: Sold to Richard ‘Couch’ Wright of 79 Victoria Street, Fleetwood.
24/07/1961: Vessel struck a buoy and sank in Liverpool Bay.

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iv Charlotte FD112

iv Charlotte FD112
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iv Charlotte FD112

iv Charlotte FD112
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iv Charlotte FD112

iv Charlotte FD112
Picture courtesy of Mitchy

Changelog
08/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

mfv Zyava III FD101

Information courtesy of Steve Brown and Maciej Grzybek

Technical
Gross Tonnage: 24
net Tonnage: 24
Length: 50 ft
Breadth: 13 ft
Depth 6.50 feet
Engine: 3-cyl 66bhp (60hp) Kelvin Diesel by The Bergius-Kelvin Co Ltd, Glasgow

History
1937: Completed by Factoria Santa Isabel, Guayaquil, Ecuador for Wladyslaw Wagner as the yawl ZJAWA III (built throughout with tropical hardwoods).
Zyava leaves Quayaquil : 17.07.1937
Raroia : 15.08.1937
Papeete : 29.08.1937
Bora Bora : 18.09.1937
Rarotonga, Cook’s Island : 29.09.1937
Sydney, Australia : 5.11.1937—10.07.1938
Kupang, Timor : 4.09.1938
Buleleng, Bali : 13.09.1938
Tanjong Priok, Jawa : 25.10.1938 – repair
Diego Garcia, Chagos : 11.11.1938
Aden, Aden : 16.12.1938
Suez, Egipt : 23.01.1939
La Valetta, Malta : 30.05.1939
Algier, Algieria : 16.06.1939
Gibraltar : 2.07.1939
Southampton, England : 21.07.1939
Gt. Yarmouth, England : 2.09.1939
Oulton Broads, England : 16.09.1939
1938 – 1944: In wartime service.
1944: Converted to to seine net fishing with McDuff winch and coiler and fitted with 60hp Kelvin oil engine. Fishing out of Buckie and Aberdeen under Polish flag.
07.1948: Laid up at Oulton Broad and advertised for sale, asking price £2,500. Could be restored to a yacht.
By 31.08.1951: Owned by C. E. Phillips, Kinmel Bay, Conway, North Wales. Gdynia registry closed. Registered at Chester (CH115).
By 31.08.1953: Owned by J. Steele, Port Dinorwic, North Wales. Chester registry closed. Registered at Caernavon as ZYAVA III (CO254). By 31.08.1955: Owned by Frank P. Clarkson, Fleetwood.
1954: Zyava 111 CO 254, J. Steele, Port Dinorwic, N Wales.
1956: Zyava 111 CO254, J.W. Wright, Fleetwood.
1962: Zyava 111 FD101, Leslie Chorlton, Blackpool and Wilfred Clark, Fleetwood.
1962: Sank after stranding on Wyre End. Salvaged and returned to service.
1963: Zyava 111 FD101 F.P. Clarkson, Preston and K.P. Brown, Lancaster (purchased Zyava from above in 1962 (S Brown).
1967: Zyava 111 FD101 K.P. Brown, Lancaster.
1962 – 1967: In ownership of Frank Clarkson and Mick Brown and later of Mick Brown. Uniquely their partnership was dissolved on the toss of a coin. Frank Clarkson took ownership of CHILDRENS FRIEND FD225 and Mick Brown got ZYAVA III.
1969: Zyava 111 FD101 P. Welsh & others, Fleetwood. One of the “others” was W ( Bruno) Clark who I understand later became sole owner however this is not recorded in Olsens where the entry remains unchanged.
1970: in ownership of Harry Beverley. Moved to Skippool Creek for conversion to a cruiser. Project abandoned due to the death of the owner. Ownership subsequently passed to Clive Bourne who rebuilt her and sailed her out to Gibraltar.
2016: In Dutch ownership and was last reported based in Scheveningen.
Zyava Newspaper report

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iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
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iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
Picture courtesy of Stephen Brown

iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
Picture courtesy of Stephen Brown

iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
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iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
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iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
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mfv Zyava III FD101

mfv Zyava III FD101

mfv Zyava III FD101

mfv Zyava III FD101
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iv Zyava III FD101

iv Zyava III FD101
Picture courtesy of Stephen Brown

Zyava III

Zyava III
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Zyava III

Zyava III
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Zyava III

Zyava III
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Zyava III

Zyava III
Picture courtesy of Maciej Grzybek

Zyava III

Zyava III
Picture courtesy of Maciej Grzybek

Changelog
08/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
28/12/2016: Added images.
24/01/2017: Updated information and added images.
27/01/2017: Updated information and added images.
31/01/2017: Added technical information.
19/08/2018: Added an image and removed FMHT watermark.