Category Archives: Ward

M.T. Craigievar A304

Technical

Official Number: ?
Yard Number: B510
Completed: 1959
Gross Tonnage: 50
Net Tonnage: 50
Length: 22.19 m
Breadth: 5.97 m
Depth: 2.53 m
Engine: Lister Blackstone EVSM4, 264 bhp
Built: 1959 by Fairmile Construction Co. Ltd, Berwick-upon-Tweed

History

1959: Built for Bon Accord Mutual Ship Stores Ltd, Aberdeen. Registered as CRAIGIEVAR A304
1960: Stranded at Fast Castle, near St Abb’s Head, in a storm. Refloated at high water, with little damage.
1970: Owners John N. Ward & Son Ltd, Fleetwood.
1976: Owners Charles J. S. Simmons, Scarborough & Others.
1983: Owner Jack Robinson, Hull.
19??: Ceased fishing and sold to Portsmouth owners for conversion as a diving support vessel.

Known alteration
Whaleback which was later removed and a new wheelhouse.

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M.T. Craigievar A304

M.T. Craigievar A304
Picture courtesy of The Graham Blair Collection

M.T. Craigievar A304

M.T. Craigievar A304
Picture from the Internet

Changelog
2018: Page published again due to site problems.

M.T. Rosa Maris – FD284

Technical

Official Number: 308727
Yard Number: 1277
Completed: 1970
Gross Tonnage: 109
Net Tonnage: 39
Length: 76′ 4″
Breadth: 21′ 0″
Depth: 9′ 5″
Built: R Dunston Ltd, Thorne
Engine: Oil engine 495bhp 4 stroke 6-cyl by Lister Blackstone Mirrlees Marine Ltd, Dursley

History

1970: Completed by Richard Dunston Ltd, Thorne (Yd.No.1277) for J. Marr & So Ltd, Fleetwood as ROSA MARIS. Registered at Fleetwood (FD284).
1973: Sold to John N. Ward & Son & Banks Ltd, Fleetwood (John N. Ward & Son Ltd, managers). Renamed ROSA MONDA (FD284).
1982: Sold to Arthur J. Wood & Others, Portknockie, Banff.
1984: Sold to Arthur J. Wood & James B. Robertson, Portknockie, Banff.
Late 1980s to Northern Ireland then back to Fleetwood owned by John Banks.
1999: Sold to Kate James and Friedl Willims for conversion to a private vessel. Fleetwood registration closed. Renamed LADYKATE.
July 2010: Based Fishguard. employed on dive charters and whale watching/ dolphin trips.

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M.T. Rosa Maris FD284

M.T. Rosa Maris FD284
Picture courtesy of john Banks

M.T. Rosa Maris FD284

M.T. Rosa Maris FD284
Picture courtesy of john Banks

M.T. Rosa Monda FD284

M.T. Rosa Monda FD284
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

M.T. Rosa Maris FD284

M.T. Rosa Maris FD284
Picture from the Internet

D.V. Lady Kate

D.V. LadyKate
Picture courtesy of Kate James

Changelog
13/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
23/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.