S.T. Dove FD179


Official Number: 108535
Yard Number: 55
Completed: 1897
Gross Tonnage: 145
Net Tonnage: 45
Length: 106 ft
Breadth: 20.7 ft
Depth: 10.9 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by N.E. Marine Co Ltd, Sunderland
Built: Edward Bros, North Shields


22.9.1897: Launched by Edwards Bros, North Shields (Yd.No.557) for Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Manchester as DOVE.
1.12.1897: Registered at Fleetwood (FD179).
12.1897: Completed
3.12.1897: John E. A. Kelsall & George Beeching, Fleetwood appointed managers.
24.5.1899: Fleetwood registry closed. Transferred to Hull.
13.4.1899: Registered at Hull (H279).
24.8.1911: Registered office transferred to Hull (George Beeching, Hull & John E. A. Kelsall, London, managers).
1911: Re-measured after lengthening to 118.0 ft 168g 68n.
24.8.1911: Hull registry closed and vessel registered anew in consequence of material alterations (H279).
11.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.390).
2.1915: Renamed DOVE II.
21.6.1915: Based Portland. Took the ground on the edge of Kimmeridge Ledge. Refloated with minor damage.
1918: Based Aegean.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull (John Slater, London, manager) and reverted to DOVE (H279).
1929: Robert Burton appointed manager.
1935: Sold for breaking up.
27.4.1936: Hull registry closed.

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S.T. Dove FD179

S.T. Dove FD179
Scanned from an Icelandic publication by Birgir Thorisson

19/12/2008: Page published. 5 updates since then.
13/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

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