mfv Avoca – FD43

Technical and historical information needed about this vessel. Please contact


Part VII Registered
Gross Tonnage: 39
Net Tonnage: 39
Engine: Oil engine 4-cyl 4 stroke 4LW 60bhp by Gardner Engines Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester.


1955: Completed by Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, Peterhead for Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields & others as AVOCA. Registered at Buckie (BCK40). 1975: Sold to David S. Wood, Buckie & others.
1977?: Sold to Whitehaven owners. Buckie registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven (WA43).
1978?: Sold to George A. McDonough, Fleetwood.
Post 1988?: Whitehaven registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD43).
1989: Moved to Maryport with the same owner.
1993: Sold for breaking up.

Click to enlarge images

mfv Avoca FD43

mfv Avoca FD43
Picture courtesy of Frank Pook

16/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.