Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
Official Number: 307549
Yard Number: 1501
IMO Number: 6515801
Gross Tonnage: 457
Net Tonnage: 183
Length: 120 ft (129.4 loa)
Breadth: 30 ft
Depth: 19.5 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 4 stroke 950bhp (860shp) V12-cyl oil engine by Davey, Paxman & Co Ltd, Colchester – CP propeller
15.04.1965: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1501) for Ross Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby as ROSS FORTUNE.
15.10.1965: Registered at Grimsby (GY1365).
28.10.1965: Completed (White Fish Authority Grant £42,000).
11.12.1968: Alteration of particulars after re-engined with an 8-cyl 1052bhp oil engine by English Electric Co Ltd, Newton-Le-Willows.
1968: Remeasured 320g 103n.
01.07.1969: Became part of the British United Trawlers (BUT) fleet. Book value £138,124.
06.03.1970: Sold to Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood for £159,528. Additional accommodation and modifications to trawl deck carried out at Fleetwood. To fish Icelandic grounds.
06.07.1970: Grimsby registry closed.
07.07.1970: Registered at Fleetwood (FD281). Raymon Dunn designated manager. Adopted Wyre Trawlers livery (funnel marking painted on superstructure). First skipper at Fleetwood Roy Belcher.
04.06.1971: Sold to Bonavista Cold Storage Co Ltd, St John’s, Newfoundland.
26.01.1972: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at St.John’s as FURY V.
02.1972: Re-engined with a 12-cyl 1500bhp oil engine by General Motors Corp, La Grange, GA.
1984: Sold to The Lake Group Ltd, St John’s.
1986: Sold to Fishery Products International Ltd, St John’s.
1993: Sold to Naviera Fury S de R.L, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. St John’s registry closed. Registered at San Lorenzo.
2002: Registered at San Lorenzo as FURY.
2002: Removed from Lloyds Register of Shipping “Vessels continued existence in doubt”.
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01/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
28/10/2019: Updated information and added an image.