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M.T. Autumn Swallow – FD363

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Technical

Yard Number: 280
Gross Tonnage: 196
Net Tonnage: 62
Length: 107 ft
Breadth: 23 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Engine: 6-cyl 550bhp oil engine by Crossley Bros Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester

History

04.1961: Completed by Brooke Marine Ltd, Lowestoft (Yd.No.280) as CARLTON QUEEN.
05. 1971: Engine replaced with 6-cyl 900bhp/662kW oil engine made by British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow.
1976-1986: As WARBLER > DAWN WARBLER (Offshore platform standby vessel).
07.1986: Sold by Warbler Fishing Co Ltd as DAWN WARBLER offshore platform standby/safety vessel to Spanish interests for conversion to a great liner.
By 1991: Re-registered at Fleetwood (FD363).
By 1993: Renamed SEAHORSE M363. Searanger Ltd. (Anglo-Spanish company.)

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M.T. Autumn Swallow FD363

M.T. Autumn Swallow FD363

Changelog
02/02/2017: Page published.

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

Technical

Official Number: 365597
Yard Number: 1329
RSS No: A11859
LOA: 22.92 m
Length: 20.50 m
Breadth: 6.46 m
Depth: 2.65 m
Engine: 6-cyl 565bhp(421kW) oil engine by Caterpillar Tractor Co, Peoria, Illinois

History

1976: Launched by Richard Dunston Ltd, Thorne (Yd.No.1329) for Newington Trawlers Ltd. Hull as BURTON AGNES.
1976: Completed as a multi-purpose fishing vessel. Registered at Hull (H304). Michael Burton designated manager. Later transferred to fish out of North Shields.
1981: Sold to David Lawrence Bond & Ronald Bond, Fleetwood. David Lawrence Bond designated managing owner.
1984: Sold to David Reid, Kirkwall. Hull registry closed. Registered at Kirkwall (K31).
1986; Sold to Reid Marine Ltd, Kirkwall.
1986: Lengthened and shelter deck fitted. Remeasured 192,13g 118.19n.
1988: Sold to Hugh Kelso, Ballywalter, Co. Down.
31.12.1988: Kirkwall registry closed. Registered at Belfast as NORTHERN STAR (B684). Fishing out of Kilkeel, Co. Down.
1997: Sold to Raymond Holland, Adrigole, Bantry, Co. Cork.
03.03.1997: Belfast registry closed. Registered at Sligo. Employed in offshore platform standby safety role.
1997: Remeasured 126g 38n.
14.02.2000: Registered at Sligo (SO918). IRSS No.
I12150. Twin rig trawling out of Castletownbere, Co. Cork. Member of Castletownbere Fishermens‘ Cooperative.
Post 02.04.2007: Sligo registry closed. Believed broken up at Castletownbere, Co. Cork.

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M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

M.T. Burton Agnes H303

Changelog
17/12/2016: Page published.
19/12/2016: Pictures and information added.

M.D/T. Togo LT69

Additional information courtesy of Barry Banham

Technical

Official Number: 120341
Yard Number: 190
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 76
Net Tonnage: 20
Length: 80.4 ft
Breadth: 18.3 ft
Depth: 8.8 ft
Built: Fellows & Co Ltd, Gt Yarmouth
Engine: 150ihp C.3-cyl by Crabtree & Co Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth.
Boiler by Riley Brothers (Boilermakers) Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
Re-engined: 200bhp oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport

History

1905: Launched by Fellows & Co Ltd, Gt Yarmouth (Yd.No.190) for their own account as TOGO.
6.1905: Completed.
27.6.1905: Registered at Yarmouth (YH477). Henry Fellows appointed manager.
19.2.1906: Sold to The Admiral Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Lowestoft.
21.2.1906: Yarmouth registry closed.
22.2.1906: Registered at Lowestoft (LT609). George Mitchell appointed manager. Valued at £2,700.
11.1906: Lost propeller.
7.1910: At Blyth in collision with The Blyth Harbour Commissioners’ dredger CAMBOIS (674grt/1895); damaged.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 26net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
1.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an A/S net drifter (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1016). Based Aegean Sea.
16.3.1919: Returned to owner at Lowestoft.
16.4.1920: Sold to Robert John Balls (64/64), Gt Yarmouth for the sum of £2,000.
20.4.1920: Lowestoft registry closed.
21.4.1920: Registered at Yarmouth (YH248). Robert J. Balls designated managing owner.
16.10.1925: In collision in Lowestoft harbour with steam drifter GALILEAN (FR68).
20.10.1926: At Yarmouth top landing – 180 crans of herring (Sk. D. Balls).
1.11.1933: Robert John Balls died. Probate granted to Ronald Balls, Sidney Thomas Tunbridge and Robert Randall, all Lowestoft (joint owners 64/64).
9.8.1934: Sold to Alfred Samuel Ling (32/64) and Sidney Owen Bird (40/64), Lowestoft.
1935: Converted to motor by LBS Engineering Ltd, Lowestoft. Re-engined with 200bhp oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport.
12.7.1935: Re-registered at Yarmouth (YH248) following conversion to motor.
1.8.1935: Yarmouth registry closed.
30.8.1935: Registered at Lowestoft (LT69).
31.8.1935: Sold to Jubilee Fishing Co Ltd (64/64) Lowestoft. Alfred S. Ling appointed manager.
1935: Remeasured 28n.
1940s: Seasonal white fish trawling from Fleetwood.
24.5.1943: Typical landing, 61 boxes – 15 cod, 16 plaice, 3 flats, 17 roker, 3 gurnard, 7 sole & prime – eight days.
1946: Leonard F. Milton, London appointed manager.
12.1.1953: Vessel and company sold to Leonard F. Milton, Peckham, London.
7.5.1958: Sold to Colne Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft. Gerald D. Claridge appointed manager.
1964: Refit then laid up pending a decision on future.
10.1964: Sold to Lacmots Ltd, Queenborough for breaking up.
8.10.1964: Sailed Lowestoft for Queenborough towing motor trawler TOBAGO (168grt/1950) (LT182) also for breaking.
16.2.1967: Lowestoft Part IV registry closed.
10.6.1967: Lowestoft registry Part I registry closed. “… vessel broken up”.

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M.D/T. Togo LT69

M.D/T. Togo LT69
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.D/T. Togo LT69

M.D/T. Togo LT69
Picture © Peter Brady

M.D/T. Togo LT69

M.D/T. Togo LT69
Picture © Peter Brady

Changelog
07/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Pieter – J535

Information courtesy of Glyn Woods

Technical

Yard Number: 60
IMO – 7000633
Gross Tonnage: 116
Net Tonnage: 40
Length: 27.6 m
Radio Call Sign – 2SIJ

History

1969: Built by Visser & Son, Den Helder ( yard no. 60) as HD65 HARMTJE. PIETER for P. Kraak, Den Helder.
1973: Sold to Kramer & Bais, Den Helder. Registered as HD135 PIETER.
1976: Sold to Moro Shipping, Jersey. Registered J535, same name.
1987: Still owned by Moro Shipping.
2007: Broken up.

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M.T. Pieter J535

M.T. Pieter J535
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

Changelog
03/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Pescafish II – LT8

Technical

Official Number: 336043
Completed: 1969
Gross Tonnage: 241
Net Tonnage: 82
Length: 121 ft
Breadth: 25 ft
Depth: 11 ft
Built: Richard Dunston, Hessle
Engine: 1350hp Ruston

History

1969: Completed by Richard Dunston, Hessle for Claridge Trawlers Ltd, as St. THOMAS. Registered at Lowestoft (LT8).
1970: Top earner in Lowestoft.
1975: Top earner in Lowestoft.
1986: Sold to Pesca Fisheries Ltd of Milford Haven.
1987: Renamed PESCAFISH II.
1991: Renamed BLENHEIM.

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M.T. St Thomas LT8

M.T. St Thomas LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8

M.T. Pescafish II LT8
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

Changelog
03/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
05/12/2016: Added Official Number.

M.T. Patricia Campbell – PL68

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Technical

Official Number: 366978
Gross Tonnage: 90
Net Tonnage: 48
Length: 66 ft

History

1975: Built France.
1980 & 1987: Owner Kirby Fishing Co. Ltd., Douglas, Isle of Man.
2005: De-registered and registered as yacht ANDROMEDA.

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M.T. Patricia Campbell PL68

M.T. Patricia Campbell PL68
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Changelog
03/12/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

mfv Grenaa Star – GY145

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mfv Grenaa Star GY145

mfv Grenna Star GY145

mfv Grenaa Star GY145

mfv Grenna Star GY145
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mfv Grenaa Star HL112

mfv Grenaa Star HL112
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

Changelog
30/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
06/02/2017: Added image.

M.T. Fleetwood Lady – AR73

Additional information courtesy of Glyn Woods and David Slinger

Technical

Official Number: 379063
IMO: 7217779
Gross Tonnage: 106
Net Tonnage: 52
Length: 85 ft
Radio call sign: GBVQ

History

1960: Built Holland as GIJSBERTHA (KW143) for P.Varkevisser, Katwijk
1966: Renamed DE HOOP (UK193)
1972: Renamed LUBBETJE (UK72) – owner C. Bakker, Urk
1978: Renamed SOUTHERN SCOTT (AR73)
1979: Owners – Seafood Ltd., Birmingham
1980: Stranded at Baths Beach, Peel. Refloated and returned to service.
1980: Renamed FLEETWOOD LADY (AR73)
1987: Owners – G&R (Fylde) Ltd, Fleetwood
1993: Owner – John O’Connell, Dublin, vessel same name (D374)
1998: Moored at Howth. As a result of vandalism capsized and remained submerged for 10 weeks. Sold by insurance company for conversion to a houseboat.
2002: Laid up at Preston.

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M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
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M.T. Southern Scott AR23

M.T. Southern Scott AR73
Picture courtesy of Stan Basnet

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73

M.T. Fleetwood Lady AR73
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
29/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.L. St. Richard – GY134

In Boston (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port

Technical

Official Number: 182651
Yard Number: S.661
Completed: 1950
Gross Tonnage: 289.34
Net Tonnage: 98.24
Length: 131.0 ft
Breadth: 25.1 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle
Engine: 7-cyl 630bhp oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport

History

5.1950: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No. S.661) for Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, (64/64) Hull as St. RICHARD.
8.1950: Completed as a long liner.
1.08.1950: Registered at Grimsby (GY134). Basil Arthur Parkes c/o 238 Dock Street, Fleetwood appointed manager.
9.1950: Sold to Fishery Products Ltd, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
9.1950: Grimsby registry closed.
9.1950: Registered at St. John’s.
1.1.1951: On Grand Banks foundered, all crew rescued. St. John’s registry closed.

Changelog
26/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Mount Mellaray – A554

Technical

Official Number: 303205
Yard Number: 313
Completed: 1961
Gross Tonnage: 216
Length: 32.31 m
Breadth: 7.12 m
Depth: 3.66 m
Engine: Number 383. Oil engine 2SA 5cy 12½ x 18½ British Polar, Glasgow
Speed on trial trip 10.26 knots

History

1961: Built by John Lewis for Stroud Fishing Co as MOUNT MELLERAY. to fish the North Sea Shetland Waters of 7 day duration trips. Registered at Aberdeen.
1974: Engine was replaced by a Blackstone Oil 4SA 8cy 222×292 Reverse Gear to single shaft & Mirrlees Blackstone Gen 1x40KW, 1x20KW, 1x15KW 220V D.C.
1974/5: Stroud Fishing Co. incorporated into BUT. Fishing from Fleetwood (Wyre Trawlers Ltd managers).
1981: Converted to oil standby duties.
Undated: Acquired by North Star Co. and renamed GRAMPIAN FORTUNE.
1986: Converted back to fishing for Spanish owners as GRAMPIAN FORTUNE.
1992: Renamed AYR QUEEN for Merson Ltd with A554 fishing number. (According to Lloyd’s 2005/06 Register the Spanish owners are Penfro Peche Ltd, Agents Merson Ltd, Ayr, Fishing Number AY94).

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M.T. Ayr Queen A554

M.T. Ayr Queen AR94
Picture courtesy of Emiel Rycx

M.T. Ayr Queen A554

M.T. Ayr Queen AR94
Picture by José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero

Changelog
25/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.