Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
Official Number: 301846
Yard Number: 2538
Gross Tonnage: 310
Net Tonnage: 110
Registered January 1961
Length: 115.5 ft
Breadth: 25.1 ft
Depth of hold: 11 ft
Built: Vosper Ltd, Portsmouth
Engine: 6 cylinder 750 brake horse power by Mirrlees Bickerton & Day. Stockport
The vessel was named after Fred Parkes early residence in Boston. Lincolnshire.
Based at Grimsby when new.
28.9.1962: Transferred to Fleetwood.
1.11.1966: Sold to North Star Fishing Company Ltd.Commercial Quay. Aberdeen. George Craig. Managing owner.
23.10.1970: Re-registered PARKROYD A161.
11.1.1976: Vessel arrived Lowestoft.
21.1.1976: Sold to Colne Fishing Company Ltd. 65 Castle Street. Luton. Bedfordshire. John Legget Waveney Road. Lowestoft. Manager.
21.1.1976: Aberdeen registry closed.
26.1.1976: Re-registered PARKROYD LT251.
4.2.1976: First landing at Lowestoft.
5.2.1976: Applied for change of name.
20.2.1976: Sanctioned as ST.CROIX LT251.
31.3.1976: Renamed ST. CROIX LT251.
21.1.19: Sold to Henderson & Morez. Gravesend for breaking up, with decommissioning grant to be applied for.
27.1.1986: Sailed from Lowestoft being towed by the tug DILIGENCE bound for Sun Wharf. Gravesend. Kent.
26.3.1986: Lowestoft register closed on the advice from the owners that the vessel had been broken up.
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22/10/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
17/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
25/12/2017: Added an image.
19/01/2018: Information updated.