Official Number: 187224
Yard Number: S747
Gross Tonnage: 182
Net Tonnage: 61
Length: 102′ 2″(Loa)
Length: 100 ft
Breadth: 22′ 2″
Depth: 11 ft
Oil Engine: 2 stroke 6-cyl 400bhp by Crossley Bros Ltd, Manchester
1957: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No.S747) for Friarage Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hartlepool as JOHN O’HEUGH,
7.1957: Completed (J. Graham & Sons Ltd, managers). Registered at Hartlepool (HL48). Fishing from Hull and then Lowestoft.
12.2.1962: On a North Sea trip in heavy seas, picked up 18 survivors from lifeboat from Hull motor vessel FOUNTAINS ABBEY (1197g/1954) abandoned on fire 76 miles E of Spurn Point while on passage Hamburg – Hull. Lifeboat drifted away before two dead crewmen* could be recovered.
1963: Sold along with the company to the Parkes family (Basil A. Parkes, manager).
1963: Registered to Pegasus Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, manager). Registered at Lowestoft as BOSTON TRIDENT (LT474). Continued to fish from Lowestoft.
1972: Sold to Safetyships Ltd, Aberdeen (Boston Group Holdings & The John Wood Group Ltd, Aberdeen). Summary conversion to offshore platform standby safety role (John Brown & Sons (Aberdeen) Ltd, managers). Lowestoft registry closed. Registered at Aberdeen as CARBISDALE.
1978: Sold to George Craig & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
1.1979: Sold to H. Kitson Vickers & Sons (Engineers) Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Blyth.
(* Deceased crew – James Cleary, Bosun and William Gilmartin, Motorman)
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11/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
02/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added image.