S.T. Eileen Wayman H235


Official Number: 137362
Yard Number: 306
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 194
Net Tonnage: 86
Length: 115.6 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Built: Jos. T. Eltringham & Co Ltd, Willington Quay
Engine: T.3-cyl by Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields


3.9.1914: Launched by Jos. T. Eltringham & Co Ltd, Willington Quay (Yd.No.306) for The Prince Fishing Co Ltd, North Shields as SOUTHERN PRINCE.
22.10.1914: Registered at North Shields (SN121).
10.1914: Completed (Richard Irvin, manager).
22.7.1915: Sold to Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields (Richard Irvin, manager).
8.9.1919: Sold to Rees & Co, Milford Haven (Harry E. Rees, manager).
8.1921: Sold to Wear Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Sunderland (J. Hall, manager).
4.10.1921: North Shields registry closed.
10.1921: Registered at Sunderland (SD90).
1929: Registered at Sunderland as EILEEN WAYMAN (SD90).
1939: Sold to Fillets Ltd, Hull (W. C. Farrow, manager).
2.11.1939: Insured value increased from £2,500 to £3,000.
11.1939: Sunderland registry closed.
17.11.1939: Registered at Hull (H235).
30.11.1939: Insured value increased from £3,000 to £3,5000.
1940: Fishing out of Fleetwood (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, manager).
14.5.1943: Good wartime landing, Home Waters. 452 kits – hake-182, cod/codling-12, ling/coley-256, roker-2.
3.9.1943: On West of Scotland grounds (Sk. Alfred J.W. Britton), ‘dodging’ in heavy weather, lost rudder. Rigged jury rudder with otterboard and proceeded for home.
5.9.1943: At 6.00 pm. arrived Peel, IoM.
8.9.1943: Arrived Fleetwood *.
22.2.1944: Sold to The Active Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (J. Marr & Son Ltd).
8.12.1945: Stranded under Sheshader Cliffs at Grannan Point, Isle of Lewis (Sk. John Clarkson). Declared a total loss.
(* Sk. Britton received inscribed gold watch and monetary award and crew members also received monetary awards from FSTMI Co Ltd for “meritorious service”. Later awarded MBE.)

19/12/2008: Page published. 5 updates since then.
01/06/2020: Updated information.