Fleetwood Motor Trawlers
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Technical

Official Number: 113239
Yard Number: 8
Completed: 1902
Gross Tonnage: 177
Net Tonnage: 48
Length: 102.5 ft
Breadth: 21.0 ft
Depth: 11.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull

History

1902: Launched by George Cooper, Hull (Yd.No.8) for George F. Sleight, Grimsby as REGO.
2.2.1903: Registered at Grimsby Part IV (GY1239). George F. Sleight designated managing owner.
2.1903: Completed.
12.2.1903: Registered at Grimsby Part I – O.N.113239.
Pre 1914: Fishing out of Fleetwood.
28.9.1914: At Fleetwood, landed an old mine casing trawled up off the Firth of Clyde.
23.9.1916: On a North Sea trip. When some 40 miles SEbyE of Spurn Light vessel stopped by U-boat (UC16). Crew abandoned in boat and sunk by gunfire.
18.10.1916: Grimsby registry closed “Sunk by a submarine”.

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Technical
Gross Tonnage: 8.0

History
24.11.1898: Registered at Fleetwood.
3.9.1918: Sold to ?? Fleetwood.
8.10.1925: Converted to auxiliary motor and re-registered.
12.11.1930 Transferred to Chester (CH37). Based at Great Meols, near Hoylake.

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Technical
Part IV registered
Net Tonnage: 7

History

24.3.1888: Registered at Liverpool as COCKLE GIRL (LL283) (Liverpool Return of Fishing Boats
1893-1898 – ‘283’ struck out and ‘284′ inserted).
1893: Liverpool registry (LL283) closed (no notation).
4.4.1893: Registered at Fleetwood (FD101).
10.4.1895: Sold to East Coast.
22.1.1900: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Sunderland.

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s.v. Cockle Girl

s.v. Cockle Girl

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Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Technical

Official Number: 109817
Yard Number: 216
Completed: 1898
Gross Tonnage: 181
Net Tonnage: 65
Length: 109.1
Breadth: 21.0
Depth: 11.3 ft
Built: Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Beverley
Engine: T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

21.7.1898: Launched by Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.216) for Thomas Baskcomb, Grimsby as KESTREL.
12.9.1898: Completed.
13.9.1898: Registered at Grimsby (GY831). Thomas Baskcomb designated managing owner. Later fishing out of Fleetwood.
1.1911: Sold to Alick Black, Grimsby. Alick Black designated managing owner.
3.12.1912: Sold to Alfred Bannister, Grimsby. Alfred Bannister designated managing owner.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 74 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
17.3.1917: When some 20 miles E by S of Longstone Light, stopped by U-boat (UC50). Crew abandoned in boat and vessel sunk by gunfire. All crew saved.
22.3.1917: Grimsby registry closed “Sunk by enemy submarine”.

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S.T. Kestrel GY831

S.T. Kestrel GY831
Picture courtesy of The Stephen Myerscough Collection

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