Additional information courtesy of David Slinger
Official number: 122941
Yard Number: 184
Gross Tonnage: 209
Net Tonnage: 52
Length: 117.5 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: Scott & Sons Ltd, Bowling
Engine: 66bhp T.3-cyl by Gauldie, Gillespie & Co, Glasgow
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollockshaws,Glasgow
26.4.1906: Launched by Scott & Sons Ltd, Bowling (Yd.No.184) for the Double Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood as EUSTON.
9.7.1906: Registered at Fleetwood (FD67), Charles Henry Double appointed manager.
25.7.1906: Vessel mortgaged (63/64) to Manchester & County Bank Ltd, Manchester at 41/2% interest (A).
30.10.1906: Harry Melling, Preston designated manager.
25.2.1907: Company title changed to The Lune Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Harry Melling, Preston designated manager.
9.2.1908: William Leadbetter designated manager.
1909: Sk. R. R. Bedford.
9.2.1909: Henry Melling designated manager.
18.1.1911: Outwards for fishing grounds, took SW channel “the kneckings” and stranded off Rossall Point. Refloated and proceeded.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 81.00net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1589).
12.2.1917: Mined off Hartlepool in position 54°40.26N /01°09.02E.
20.2.1917: Fleetwood registry closed.
Lost – Ty/Skipper William Christian; Henry M. Robson, 2nd Hand; Alexander S. Goodbrand, Petty Officer; Kenneth McKenzie & James Rose, seamen; John W. Bedson, Alexander Christie, Arthur E. Grisenthwaite & John E. Thomas, deckhands; Albert E. Carter & Samuel Riley, trimmers.
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19/12/2008: Page published. 4 updates since then.
04/02/2016: Minor information update.
29/07/2020: Updated history.