Category Archives: Motor Trawler

mfv Island FD271

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Technical

Official Number: 185286
Gross tonnage: 41
Length: 57 ft
Built Denmark 1949.

History

1949: Completed as GRETHE MORTENSEN.
1952: Registered at Fleetwood.
1965: Owner Olaf T. Jensen Fleetwood.
1971: Owners Olaf T. Jensen Grimsby & Jens Bojen Grimsby.

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mfv Island FD271

mfv Island FD271
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Changelog
13/10/2019: Page published.

M.T. Louise M FD337

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M.T. Louise M FD337

M.T. Louise M FD337
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Changelog
03/10/2019: Page published.

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.

i.v. Speedwell FD293

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i.v. Speedwell FD293

i.v. Speedwell FD293
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Changelog
27/04/2019: Page published.

mfv Dawn Maid BA249

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mfv Dawn Maid BA249

mfv Dawn Maid BA249
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Changelog
23/03/2019: Page published.

mfv Orion FD10

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mfv Orion FD10

mfv Orion FD10
Picture © Ronnie Roberts

Changelog
2019: Page published.

mfv Doris B FD1

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mfv Doris B FD1

mfv Doris B FD1
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Changelog
05/02/2019: Page published.

mfv Ivy May FD134

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Additional information courtesy of John Worthington

Technical

RSS No: B14139
MMSI: 235084726
Gross Tonnage: 21.02
Length: 13.20 m
Breadth: 11.90 m
Depth: 4.60 m
Built: Newbury Engineering Ltd, Newhaven
Engine: 290bhp oil engine by Gardner Engines Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester
Re-engined with 213bhp/290kW Caterpillar 33068

History

1994: Completed as a trawler by Newbury Engineering Ltd, Newhaven for Dennis Watts, Southwick, W. Sussex as REBECCAN.
2013: Sold to ??, ??. Registered at Colchester (CK134).
2016: Sold to B&M Fishing LLP, Fleetwood. Converted for whelking/shell fish and registered at Fleetwood as IVY MAY (FD134).
2018: Registered at Stornoway as KERISTUM (SY76).
2018: Registered at Fleetwood as IVY MAY (FD134).
200?: Re-engined with 213bhp/290kW Caterpillar 33068

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mfv Rebeccan PW406

mfv Rebeccan PW406
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mfv Ivy May FD134

mfv Ivy May FD134
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mfv Keristum SY76

mfv Keristum SY76
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mfv Ivy May FD134

mfv Ivy May FD134
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Changelog
26/01/2019: Page published.
27/01/2017: Information updated.

mfv Patty FD251

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mfv Patty FD251

mfv Patty FD251
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Changelog

18/12/2018: Page published.