Monthly Archives: November 2016

mfv Andrew Borum – GY368

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mfv Andrew Borum GY368

mfv Andrew Borum GY368
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mfv Andrew Borum GY368

mfv Andrew Borum GY368
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27/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
04/11/2019: Image added.

M.T. Accord – FR262

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M.T. Accord FR262

M.T. Accord FR262
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M.T. Aaltje Magriet – PH177

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M.T. Aaltje Margriet PH177

M.T. Aaltje Margriet PH177
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M.T. Aaltje Magriet PH177

M.T. Aaltje Magriet PH177

M.T. Aaltje Magriet PH177

M.T. Aaltje Magriet PH177

Changelog
26/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
12/02/2017: Added images.

mfv Christmas Rose – BF366

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mfv Christmas Rose

mfv Christmas Rose BF366
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mfv Christmas Rose BF366

mfv Christmas Rose BF366
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mfv Christmas Rose BF366

mfv Christmas Rose BF366
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26/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

mfv Biddy – PZ121

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Technical

Built: J Gilbert and S Pascoe Porthleven.

History
1994: Decommissioned and scrapped at Fleetwood.

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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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mfv Biddy PZ121

mfv Biddy PZ121
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Changelog
26/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
22/03/2017: Added image and removed FMHT logo.
10/02/2018: Added an image.

M.L. St. Richard – GY134

In Boston (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port

Technical

Official Number: 182651
Yard Number: S.661
Completed: 1950
Gross Tonnage: 289.34
Net Tonnage: 98.24
Length: 131.0 ft
Breadth: 25.1 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle
Engine: 7-cyl 630bhp oil engine by Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport

History

5.1950: Launched by Henry Scarr Ltd, Hessle (Yd.No. S.661) for Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, (64/64) Hull as St. RICHARD.
8.1950: Completed as a long liner.
1.08.1950: Registered at Grimsby (GY134). Basil Arthur Parkes c/o 238 Dock Street, Fleetwood appointed manager.
9.1950: Sold to Fishery Products Ltd, St. John’s, Newfoundland.
9.1950: Grimsby registry closed.
9.1950: Registered at St. John’s.
1.1.1951: On Grand Banks foundered, all crew rescued. St. John’s registry closed.

Changelog
26/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Mount Melleray – A554

Technical

Official Number: 303205
Yard Number: 313
Completed: 1961
Gross Tonnage: 216
Length: 32.31 m
Breadth: 7.12 m
Depth: 3.66 m
Engine: Number 383. Oil engine 2SA 5cy 12½ x 18½ British Polar, Glasgow
Speed on trial trip 10.26 knots

History

1961: Built by John Lewis for Stroud Fishing Co as MOUNT MELLERAY. to fish the North Sea Shetland Waters of 7 day duration trips. Registered at Aberdeen.
1974: Engine was replaced by a Blackstone Oil 4SA 8cy 222×292 Reverse Gear to single shaft & Mirrlees Blackstone Gen 1x40KW, 1x20KW, 1x15KW 220V D.C.
1974/5: Stroud Fishing Co. incorporated into BUT. Fishing from Fleetwood (Wyre Trawlers Ltd managers).
1981: Converted to oil standby duties.
Undated: Acquired by North Star Co. and renamed GRAMPIAN FORTUNE.
1986: Converted back to fishing for Spanish owners as GRAMPIAN FORTUNE.
1992: Renamed AYR QUEEN for Merson Ltd with A554 fishing number. (According to Lloyd’s 2005/06 Register the Spanish owners are Penfro Peche Ltd, Agents Merson Ltd, Ayr, Fishing Number AY94).

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M.T. Mount Melleray A554

M.T. Mount Melleray A554
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M.T. Mount Melleray A554

M.T. Mount Melleray A554
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M.T. Mount Melleray A554

M.T. Mount Melleray A554
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M.T. Mount Melleray A554

M.T. Mount Melleray A554
Picture courtesy of The Ted Hammill Collection

M.T. Ayr Queen A554

M.T. Ayr Queen AR94
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M.T. Ayr Queen A554

M.T. Ayr Queen AR94
Picture by José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero

Changelog
25/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
06/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.
02/10/2017: Added picture.
07/02/2018: Added picture.
12/08/2019: Added picture.

mfv Boy James – FD283

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History

Undated: BOY JAMES FD283 reported decommissioned at Seaham, under the name LINDEADAR BA288.

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mfv Boy James FD283

mfv Boy James FD283
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mfv Boy James FD283

mfv Boy James FD283
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mfv Harvester – FD132

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Technical

Part IV Registered
Gross Tonnage: 24
Net Tonnage: 24

History

1935: Completed as HARVESTER BF132 by Stephen, Macduff.
1967: Registered at Fleetwood (FD132)

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mfv Harvester FD132

mfv Harvester FD132
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Changelog
24/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.

M.T. Reward – A784

Technical

Official Number: A11341
Yard Number: 354
Completed: 1968
Gross Tonnage: 50
Net Tonnage: 50
Length: 21.24 m
Breadth: 5.97 m
Depth: 2.47 m
Engine: Engine number 424, Lister Blackstone ERS4M
Built: 1968 by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Owners: Starbank Fishing Ltd, Leith

History

1968: Completed by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen, for Starbank Fishing Ltd, Leith. Registered at Aberdeen as REWARD (A784) Sk. Monty Banks.
1975: Renamed OCEAN REWARD SY192, Owner Donald MacIver, Isle of Lewis.
1978: Renamed BRENHILDA SY192
1979: Renamed REUL-ma-MAIDNE SY192. Later in this year her registration changed to CY224, Owner Donald B. Mcleod, Northbay, Isle of Barra & Other.
1995: Renamed MORNING STAR LH444, Owner Uknown.
1996: Renamed DAVANLIN FR890, Owner Davlin Fishing Co. Ltd, Fraserburgh.
2008: Renamed LIBERTY BF34, Owner unknown.
2010: Scrapped at Macduff.

Known Alterations
New wheelhouse, Three quarter length shelterdeck and a 500hp Kelvin.

Notes
On her first trip out of Fleetwood she broke the port record for earnings by a pocket trawler in a single trip grossing £2,200.
Undated: At Wyre Light, steering problems. Forwards connected and towed into Fleetwood.

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M.T. Reward A784

M.T. Reward A784
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M.T. Reward A784

M.T. Reward A784
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M.T. Reward A784

M.T. Reward A784
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

M.T. Reward A784

M.T. Reward A784
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

Changelog
24/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.
19/09/2017: Added an image and removed FMHT watermarks.