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Technical

Official Number: 20830
Gross Tonnage: 36
Built: ?? Brixham

History

1858: Completed by ??, Brixham as OSPRAY for Robert Narraway Smith, Brixham. Registered at Dartmouth (D??). 1968: Dartmouth registry closed. Registered at Brixham (BM??).
By 1875: Owned by Jeffery Wright, Fleetwood. Brixham registry closed. Registered at Lancaster (LR18).
1888: Sold to James Richard Gibson & John David Gibson, Dock Street, Fleetwood.
By 1900: John David Gibson appointed managing owner.
1906: Lancaster registry closed. FATE?

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Technical

Gross Tonnage: 17.9
Length: 46 ft
Breadth: 13.3 ft
Depth: 6.1 ft
Rig: Ketch (aux motor)

History

Ketch motor and sail – Nets & lines

1913: Launched by William & James Wood & Sons, Lossiemouth (Yd.No.?) for Robert Carmack, Inverness as UNIQUE.
1913: Completed and registered at Inverness (INS370).
3.11.1915: Sold to Peter Lees, Andrew Christie and John Gove, Aberdeen.
11.1915: Inverness registry closed.
23.11.1915: Registered at Aberdeen (A565).
12.12.1916: Sold to Ernest Taylor, Fleetwood.
23.3.1917: Sold to Ernest Taylor & Noah Ashworth, Fleetwood.
23.7.1917: Vessel mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
25.10.1917: Mortgage (A) discharged.
31.10.1917: Sold to John Robertson, Kinsale, Co Cork.
9.4.1918: Aberdeen registry closed.
1918: Registered at Cork (C132).
1937: Vessel still recorded in Olsen’s.

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Information provided by Barry Banham

Technical

Official Number: 122785
Yard Number: ??
Completed: 1906
Gross Tonnage: 76.83
Net Tonnage: 39.82
Length: 82.8 ft
Breadth: 18.8 ft
Depth: 8.4 ft
Built: Henry Reynolds & Co, Southside, Lowestoft
Engine: 150ihp C.2-cyl by F. W. Carver & Co, Gt. Yarmouth

History

1906: Launched by Henry Reynolds & Co, Southside, Lowestoft (Yd.No.?) for William Thomas Tripp (16/64), Kessingland; Alfred Strowger (16/64), Kessingland; May Beatrice Stuart (16/64), London; Robert Stuart (12/64), Cirencester; Ruth Stuart (4/64), Cirencester as PROSIT.
4.1906: Completed.
9.5.1906: Registered at Lowestoft (LT232). William Thomas Tripp designated managing owner.
16.6.1906: Robert Stuart sold (4/64) shares to Mary Stuart (4/64), Edinburgh. 20.6.1906: Registered to William Thomas Tripp (16/64); Alfred Strowger (16/64); May Beatrice Stuart (16/64); Robert Stuart (8/64); Ruth Stuart (4/64) and Mary Stuart (4/64).
15.3.1910: May Beatrice Stuart sold (8/64) shares; Mary Stuart sold (4/64) shares; Robert Stuart sold (4/64) shares to Alfred Strowger (32/64). Registered to Alfred Strowger (32/64); William Thomas Tripp (16/64); May Beatrice Stuart (8/64); Ruth Stuart (4/64) and Robert Stuart (4/64).
12.4.1911: Ruth Stuart sold (4/64) shares and Robert Stuart sold (4/64) shares to Alfred Strowger (40/64).
20.4.1911: Registered to Alfred Strowger (40/64); William Thomas Tripp (16/64) and May Beatrice Stuart (8/64). Alfred Strowger designated managing owner.
28.2.1912: William Thomas Tripp sold (16/64) shares and May Beatrice Stuart sold (8/64) shares to Alfred Strowger (64/64), Kessingland.
16.3.1912: Registered to Alfred Strowger (64/64), Kessingland.
1.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an A/S net drifter (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1039). Later employed as a minesweeper/patrol based Buncrana, Co. Donegal (1-6pdr).
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Lowestoft.
7.5.1929: Sold to Honora Evelyn Parkes (64/64), Blackpool.
5.1929: Fred Parkes, Fleetwood & Blackpool appointed manager.
7.1929: Sold to French subjects.
2.7.1929: Lowestoft registry closed.

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Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow

Technical

Official Number: 106656
Yard Number: 157
Completed: 1896
Gross Tonnage: 128.59
Net Tonnage: 47.74
Length: 93.5 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Built: Cochrane & Cooper, Beverley
Engine: 200ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull

History

29.4.1896: Launched by Cochrane & Cooper, Beverley (Yd.No.157) for Northwold Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as LARCHWOLD.
8.6.1896: Completed.
9.6.1896: Registered at Grimsby (GY68).
9.6.1896: Thomas Sowerby, Cleethorpes appointed manager.
Pre 1911 – 1913: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 53.44net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
18.3.1917 – 17.12.1917: Fishing from Milford Haven (Brand & Co, local managers/agents).
12.1918: Released.
14.12.1921: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to the National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London (A).
6.1.1919 – 22.7.1922: Fishing from Milford Haven (Brand & Co, local managers/agents)
11.1924: Sold for breaking up.
28.11.1924: Grimsby registry closed “Registry closed … except so far as relates to mortgage (A). “Vessel broken up”.

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S.T. Larchwold GY68

S.T. Larchwold GY68
Picture © Grimsby Telegraph

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29/05/2014: Page published.
06/06/2014: Picture added.
10/08/2014: Information updated.

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