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M.T. Criscilla – FD261

Additional information courtesy of David Slinger & Matthew Jones
Technical

Official Number: 308713
Yard Number: 931
Completed: 1966
Gross Tonnage: 952
Net Tonnage: 411
Length: 56.55 m (185.53 ft)
Loa: 51.01 m (167.36 ft)
Breadth: 11.00 m (36.09 ft)
Depth: 4.115 m (13.50 ft)
Built: Hall Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 7-cyl 1680bhp/1253kW Mirrlees KSSMR oil engine by Mirrlees National Ltd, Stockport. CP propeller.

History

1966: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.931) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as CRISCILLA.
11.1966: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD261).
23.06.1969: Transferred to fish out of Hull.
10.10.1969: Transferred to fish out of Fleetwood.
03.1976: Last trip out of Fleetwood, landed at Hull 53 days out, 5,549 blocks.
28.03.1978: Engaged in offshore rig support.
1978: Returned to fishing out of Hull.
1978: Sold to Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough.
1978: Converted by Globe Shiprepairers Ltd, Hull to an acoustic research/survey vessel/ fitted with moonpool and accommodation for 12 scientists.
1980: Fleetwood registry closed. Renamed COLONEL TEMPLER.
1989: Transferred to Defence Evaluation & Research Agency (DERA), Farnborough.
22.1.1991: At Hull during conversion work caught fire caused by a burner cutting a hole in a bulkhead and no fire watcher. Owing to the severity of the fire, deliberately flooded to extinguish fire and capsized at the dockside. Righted, salved and placed in dry dock for refurbishment and major rebuild.
1990/1: Major rebuild by Globe Shiprepairers Ltd, Hull and repair to fire damage.
8.1992: Following Special Survey, remeasured 1005g 301n.
4.1997: Converted to diesel electric propulsion. Oil engines 2 x 12-cyl vee total 2738bhp/2014kW Cummins by Cummins Engine Co Inc, Columbus, IN. Coupled to 2 x gen sets 1007kW 600V a.c. driving electric motor 1800shp/1324kW. Fitted with a contra rotating azimuthing propeller. First vessel under Lloyds to be classed unlimited service with such single propulsion system.
2000: Transferred to Government of the United Kingdom (Ministry of Defence), London – Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service (RMAS) (P.No.A229). Serco Denholm Ltd, Greenock designated managers. Employed in support of UK Armed Forces.
2001: Converted for diving support.
3.2008: Transferred to Serco Marine Services Ltd, Greenock. Renamed SD COLONEL TEMPLER.
2011: Laid up in Great Harbour, Greenock, on sales list.
10.2011: Sold to Seaways Survey & Recovery Ltd, Miami, FL, USA. Seaway Offshore Inc, Miami designated managers.
By 10.2011: Registered at Panama as SEAWAY ENDEAVOUR.
By 04.2012: Registered at Panama as RSV ENDEAVOUR.
By 11.2012: Registered at Lome, Togo as ENDEAVOUR.
2015: Sold to Halstorm Investment Group.
23.11.2016: Laid up in Glasgow.

Notes
The only stern trawler built specifically to operate out of Fleetwood and the largest ever Fleetwood registered fishing vessel. Her build took account of the width of the Fleetwood lock gates.

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M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261
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R.V. Colonel Templar

R.V. Colonel Templar

M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

R.V. Colonel Templar

R.V. Colonel Templar

M.T. Criscilla FD261

M.T. Criscilla FD261
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer Propeller

M.V. Colonel Templer Propeller
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The Matthew Jones Collection

RSV Endeavour

RSV Endeavour
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

M.V. Colonel Templer

M.V. Colonel Templer
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

M.V. Seaway Endeavour

M.V. Seaway Endeavour
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

Changelog
11/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
30/12/2016: Removed incorrect image.
14/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
17/05/2018: Added an image.
27/05/2018: Significant information update.
29/05/2018: Added more images.
10/08/2018: Added more images of the refurbishment.

M.T. Maretta – FD245

Technical

Official Number: 303787
Yard Number: 994
Completed: 1965
Gross Tonnage: 439
Net Tonnage: 149
Length: 135′ 2″
Breadth: 28′ 4″
Depth: 14′ 6″
Built: Beverley 1965 by C D Holmes & Co Ltd
Owner: J Marr & Son Ltd

History

1965: To Fleetwood as a new vessel. Top Fleetwood trawler for her class under Sid Christy.
06.07.1977: Sold to Kalealo Enterprises, Tema, Ghana and renamed MADDEN MARR.
1979: The trawler was declared a total loss after running aground during a dramatic rescue bid off the Ghanian coast. The ship hit a bar near the entrance to Tema harbour whilst attempting to help another trawler being operated by the same company. The other trawler involved was the ‘SEA EAGLE’, a former Polish trawler. This vessel was reported to be on fire and in need of assistance. MARETTA attempted to rescue the ship but in doing so she herself ran into difficulties. As a result she ended up a total loss.

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M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245
Picture courtesy of Les Howard

M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245

M.T. Maretta FD245
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

Changelog
10/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
30/03/2017: Added image and removed FMHT watermarks.
07/09/2017: Added an image.

M.T. Zonia – FD236

Technical

Official Number: 303794
Yard Number: 993
Completed: 1965
Gross Tonnage: 440
Net Tonnage: 149
Length: 135′ 2″
Breadth: 28′ 4″
Depth: 14′ 6″
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Owner: J Marr & Son Ltd

History

To Fleetwood from new.
This class of trawler cost £169,000 to build and was a top trawler for her class under Victor Buschini
1977 sold to the Boyd Line, Hull and renamed ARCTIC BRIGAND
1979 sold to Aberdeen and renamed GRAMPIAN HUNTER (A85).
1987 sold to David Atkinson and renamed STELLA ORION and re-registered at Fleetwood as FD58.
1987: Sold to Spain and rebuilt with part shelterdeck.
2010: Berthed at Puerto de Santa Maria (as ROCHE) in the Cadiz province, after being used as a fish carrier out of Morocco.
2002: Still fishing.

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M.T. Zonia FD236

M.T. Zonia FD236
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Zonia FD236

M.T. Zonia FD236
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

M.T. Zonia FD236

M.T. Zonia FD236
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Zonia FD236

M.T. Zonia FD236
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

S.S.V. Grampian Hunter A85

S.S.V. Grampian Hunter A85

M.T. Stella Orion FD58

M.T. Stella Orion FD58
Picture courtesy of The Frank Pook Collection

M.T. Stella Orion FD58

M.T. Stella Orion FD58
Picture from The Frank Pook Collection

M.T. Roche

M.T. Roche

Changelog
10/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
31/03/2017: Image added and FMHT watermark removed.
11/06/2017: Image added.
01/09/2017: Added a picture.
27/12/2017: Added a picture.

M.T. Armana (3) – FD322

Technical

Official number: 365782
Yard Number: 1563
Completed: 1976
Gross Tonnage: 393
Net Tonnage: 156
Length: 39.58 m
Breadth: 8.51 m
Depth: 3.50 m
Built: Drypool Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, Hull.
Engine: Mirlees 16-cyl 1700hp/1268 ICW
Speed: 11 knots
Owner: J Marr & Son Ltd

History

1976: Completed by Drypool Engineering and Dry Dock Co Ltd Hull, (Yd. No. 1563 as ARMANA.
06.06.1976: Registered at Fleetwood (FD322).
08.1978: Two weeks mine-sweeping exercises in the Clyde estuary.
07.1982: One of the Company’s 8 wet fish trawlers transferred to Hull (FD322).
06.07.1987: Sold to Armana Ltd Hull (FD322).
06.1994: Sold to Donegal Deep Sea Fishing Co Ltd Dublin Eire. Registry transferred to Dublin (D327).
09.04.1996: Sold to shipbreakers D Cook Ltd New Holland Lincolnshire, and broken up on the New Holland slipway

Notes
The Armana with skipper Malcolm Trott was the first trawler to gross over £1 million in a calender year. Fishing Home waters landed a total of 30,059 kits from 22 trips -320 days at sea.

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M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of The Ian Leask Collection

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of Phil Smith

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana D327

M.T. Armana FD322

M.T. Armana FD322
Picture courtesy of The Ted Hammill Collection

Changelog
06/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
24/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.
15/12/2017: Added an image.
27/12/2017: Added an image.

M.T. Armana (2) – FD207

Technical

Official Number: 301895
Yard Number: 530
IMO: 5024611
Completed: 1962
Gross Tonnage: 437
Net Tonnage: 151
Length: 139′ 6″
Breadth: 28′ 0″
Depth: 14′ 3″
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd

History

December 11 1961: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.530) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as ARMANA.
March 1962: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD207).
1969: Sold to Irvin & Johnson Ltd, Cape Town. Registered at Cape Town (CTA294).
March 1988: Sold to Viking Fishing Co (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town. Converted to stern trawler
2009: Seen in Cape Town Fish Dock 26th March. Looked active and in good shape. Modified with extended shelter deck port side.
October 2011: Still operating from Cape Town.

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M.T. Armana FD207

M.T. Armana FD207
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

M.T. Armana FD207

M.T. Armana FD207
Picture courtesy of Franz Schaap

M.T. Armana FD207

M.T. Armana FD207
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M.T. Armana CTA294

M.T. Armana CTA294
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

M.T. Armana CTA294

M.T. Armana CTA294
Picture courtesy of Mike Craine

Changelog
06/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
21/08/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.
04/11/2017: Added an image.

M.T. Collena (2) – FD20

Technical

Official Number: 185298
Yard Number: 1399
Completed: 1955
Gross Tonnage: 334
Net Tonnage: 113
Length: 132′ 5″
Breadth: 26′ 7″
Depth: 11′ 7″
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby, 1955
Engine: 700bhp 5-cyl British Polar
Speed: 13.2 knots

History

1955: Completed by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby for J Marr & Son Ltd,
Fleetwood as COLLENA. First of three middle water trawlers ordered in 1954 with more powerful engines contract cost per vessels £125,000.
23.02.1955: Registered at Fleetwood (FD20).
20.01.1964: Renamed VELIA taking the name from the Marr’s trawler VELIA (296 gt /b1952) which had been sold to Italian owners. Change prompted by radio traffic confusion with CORENA.
06.1971: Suffered major engine damage on the Icelandic grounds. Towed home and laid up.
03.1972: Sold to to H Kitson Vickers & Sons (Engineers) Ltd, Sheffield.
08.1972: Commenced breaking up at Fleetwood.
18.09.1972: Fleetwood registry closed.

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M.T. Collena FD20

M.T. Collena FD20

M.T. Collena FD20

M.T. Collena FD20
picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

M.T. Collena FD20

M.T. Collena FD20
Picture courtesy of Phillip Dell

Changelog
05/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Norina (2) – FD324

Technical

Official Number: 365777
IMO Number: 7404798
Yard Number: 585
Completed: 1975
Gross Tonnage: 387
Net Tonnage: 145
Length: 129.9 ft
Breadth: 31.7 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: 4 stroke 16-cyl 1700bhp/1250kW oil engine (ESL16MK2) by Mirrlees Blackstone (Stamford) Ltd, Stamford – CP propeller

History

1975: Completed by Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd (Yd. No. 585) for J Marr & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood as NORINA. Registered at Fleetwood (FD 324).
1982: Transferred to Norina Ltd Hull, (part of the Marrs Group).
2002: Sold by Norina Ltd, Hull (Marr Fishing Vessel Management Ltd, managers) to Anglo-Spanish principals. Renamed CARUMA.
2002: Sold to Mystero Ltd, London (Anglo-Spanish principals) (Hooktone Ltd, Troon, agents). Renamed JOHN-LOREN, reclassed and registered at Troon (TN100).
Owners currently are: Joincode Ltd, Troon (Intermediaria Pesquera Gallega, La Coruna, managers). Vessel generally lands in Spain.

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M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324
Picture courtesy of Jerry Thompson

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324
Picture courtesy of Jerry Thompson

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324
Picture courtesy of Jerry Thompson

M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324
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M.T. Norina FD324

M.T. Norina FD324
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Changelog
05/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
01/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image and added new pictures.

M.T. Fyldea (2) – FD182

Technical

Official Number: 341762
Yard Number: 576
IMO No: 7232913
Completed: 1973
Gross Tonnage: 582
Net Tonnage: 218
Length: 142.8 ft
Breadth: 32.1 ft
Depth: 12.19 ft
Built: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend
Engine: 4 stroke V.12-cyl 1900bhp/1417kW by Ruston Paxman Diesels Ltd, Newton-le-Willows.

History

1973: Completed by Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend (Yd. No. 576) for J Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as FYLDEA. Registered at Fleetwood (FD182)
1979: Sold to Bonavista Cold Storage Co Ltd, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
1980: Renamed FERMEUSE. Registered at St. John’s.
2000: Sold to Frigorifico Pesquero del Uruguay SA (FRIPUR), Montevideo. Registered at Montevideo.
2008: Still in Lloyd’s Register.

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M.T. Fyldea FD182

M.T. Fyldea FD182
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M.T. Fyldea FD182

M.T. Fyldea FD182

M.T. Fermeuse

M.T. Fermeuse

M.T Fermeuse

M.T Fermeuse
Picture courtesy of The Frank Pook Collection

Changelog
04/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
05/07/2017: Removed incorrect image and FMHT watermarks.
28/05/2017: Added image.
14/06/2017: Added image.

M.T. Luneda (3) – FD134

Technical

Official Number: 341751
Yard Number: 318
IMO Number: 7106853
Completed: 1971
Gross Tonnage: 532
Net Tonnage: 178
Length: 137.1 ft
Breadth: 32.1 ft
Depth: 12.10 ft
Built: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend
Engine: 4 stroke 12-cyl 1900bhp/1417kW vee oil engine by English Electric Diesels Ltd, Ruston Engine Div, Newton-le-Willows, CP Propeller

History

27.4.1971: Launched by Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Wallsend (Yd.No.318) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as LUNEDA. Registered at Fleetwood (FD134).
07.1982: All of the company’s remaining Fleetwood based trawlers (8) transferred to fish out of Hull.
1.1985: Sold along with GAVINA (FD126) and IRVANA (FDFD141) to CAM Shipping Ltd, Hull (J. Marr & Son Ltd, Hull & Others) for conversion to offshore platform standby/safety vessel. On completion Fleetwood fishing registration closed and renamed CAM GUARDIAN.
1995: Sold to Comlaw No.373 Ltd, London (Viking Standby Ltd, Montrose, managers). Renamed VIKING GUARDIAN. Registered at Montrose.
1997: Sold to Viking Standby 3 Ltd, London (Viking Standby Ltd, Montrose, managers).
1.9.2005: Sold to Danish shipbreakers for demolition at Esbjerg.

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M.T. Luneda FD134

M.T. Luneda FD134
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M.T. Luneda FD134

M.T. Luneda FD134
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.T. Luneda FD134

M.T. Luneda FD134

M.V. Cam Guardian

M.V. Cam Guardian
Picture courtesy of The Frank Pook Collection

Changelog
03/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
15/06/2017: Added an image and removed FMHT watermarks.
18/08/2017: Removed incorrect image.

M.T. Luneda (2) – FD175

Technical

Official number: 185293
Yard Number: 1376
Completed: 1953
Gross Tonnage: 316
Net Tonnage: 109
Length: 127″
Breadth: 26′ 6″
Depth: 12′ 3″
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 154nhp 7 cyl Mirlees Bickerton
Speed: 11 knots

History

Cost to build £84,275. 13.02.
1952: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1376) for J. Marr & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood as LUNEDA.
01.07.1952: Completed.
02.07.1953: Registered at Fleetwood (FD175).
12.1964: Sold to Peter & J Johnstone Ltd, Aberdeen.
30.12.1964: Fleetwood registry closed.
31.12.1964: Registered at Aberdeen (A754).
10.01.1968: Sold to Bon Accord Fish Selling Co Ltd, Aberdeen.
26.08.1970: Sold to P W McLellan, Bo’ness in an en bloc deal with GAVINA (A871).
09.1970: Commenced breaking up at Bo’ness.
29.10.1970: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up”.

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M. T. Luneda FD175

M. T. Luneda FD175

M. T. Luneda FD175

M. T. Luneda FD175
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M.T. Luneda A754

M.T. Luneda A754
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

Changelog
03/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
21/08/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.