Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
Official Number: 303793
Gross Tonnage: 74 grt
Net Tonnage: 46 nrt
LOA: 72.8 ft
Length: 70.5 ft
Breadth: 19.1 ft
Depth: 9.6 ft
Engine: 8-cyl 240bhp Kelvin Diesel Type Mod.T8 by The Bergius-Kelvin Co Ltd, Glasgow
Built: Herd and Mackenzie, Buckie, 1959
1958: Ordered by Vulmar Nielson from Herd & MacKenzie Ltd, Buckie.
1959: Completed for Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes & others as YUKON STAR. Registered at Buckie (BCK98).
By 08.1960: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes and A. Phimister, Findochty.
By 08.1960: Re-measured under Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 55g 55n.
By 07.1964: Owners became Vulmar Nielson, Cleethorpes and A. Phimister, Findochty. Buckie registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD242).
1964: Registered at Fleetwood as ATHABASCA (FD242).
By 07.1968: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd and Strandby Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes.
By 07.1968: Re-measured under Part I of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 74g 46n.
By 07.1974: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Grimsby as (GY288).
By 05.1975: Re-measured under Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 – 50g 50n.
Between 1976 -1980: Re-engined with oil engine 365bhp
By 06.1980: Owners became Bantry Fishing Co Ltd, Cleethorpes and Fylkir Ltd, Grimsby.
By 07.1984: Owners became Jack Robinson (Hull) Ltd, Driffield.
By 1985: Owners became Magnus J. Jamieson, Shetland & others. Registered at Grimsby as OUR VANCLARE (GY288).
10.1985: Sold to Peter Anthony Lees and Steve Dell (Good Hope Fishing Co Ltd), Fleetwood.
By 07.1988: Owners became Arbay Fishing Co Ltd, Lytham St. Anne’s.
By 1994: Laid up at Skippool.
1996: Decommissioned, stripped of useable parts and hulked. Grimsby registry closed.
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10/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
04/02/2017: Added images.
02/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
03/11/2018: Updated information.
05/10/2020: Added an image.