M.T. Lorenzo – FD348


Official Number: 365789
RSS Number: A13230
IMO Number: 7422506
Completed: 1977
Gross Tonnage: 161grt / 60nrt
Length: 23.25 m
Breadth: 6.86 m
Depth: 2.9 m
Engine: 4 stroke 6-cyl 750bhp/552kW oil engine by Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stockport CP Propeller


1973: Ordered from Ryton Marine Ltd, Wallsend on Tyne for Sk. James McLean, Peterhead & Caley Fisheries Group, Aberdeen.
1974: Ryton Marine Ltd in liquidation.
1974: Order transferred to Intrepid Marine International Ltd, Berwick.
3.1975: Intrepid Marine International Ltd, Berwick in liquidation. Berwick Shipyard taken over by Associated Fisheries Ltd, Hull.
1975: Sk. McLean sold interest to Caley Fisheries Group, Peterhead.
1976: Shipyard continued building under title of Tweed Shipyard (Berwick) Ltd. Vessel transferred to Associated Fisheries Group.
1976: Launched by Tweed Shipyard (Berwick) Ltd, Berwick (Yd.No.1004) for British United Trawlers (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby (Associated Fisheries Group) as LORENZO.
1976: Allocated by British United Trawlers to Fleetwood (Wyre Trawlers Ltd, managers).
3.1977: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD348).
1978: Sold to Sk. Arthur Buchan, Peterhead & Caley Fisheries (Peterhead) Ltd. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Peterhead (PD239).
1990: Sold to Stephen Ritchie Jnr, St. Fergus & Others (Peterhead Fishermen Ltd, agents). Renamed SUNLIGHT (PD187).
199?: Fitted with a shelterdeck.
2002: Decommissioned and sold for demolition.

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M.T. Lorenzo FD348

M.T. Lorenzo FD348
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

07/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
27/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and removed image.