Official Number: 141964
Yard Number: 398
Gross Tonnage: 214
Net Tonnage: 98
Length: 122.6 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Engine; T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Built: Mackie & Thomson Ltd, Glasgow
8.3.1910: Launched by Mackie & Thomson Ltd, Glasgow (Yd.No.398) for Soc. Anon. Pêcheries d’Islande, Ostend as BARON RUZETTE.
8.1910: Completed. Registered at Ostend (O120). J. Baels designated manager.
26.1.1911: In collision with French schooner MOISE on passage Boulogne to Granville which quickly foundered with the loss of four crew, one rescued.
8.9.1914-23.1.1920: Landing at Milford (Belgian crew).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve (1-6pdr Hotchkiss QF).
13.2.1918: Gun replaced with 1-12pdr 12cwt QF.
16.2.1918: Gunnery trials.
From 2.1920: Landing intermittently at Fleetwood and Milford.
12.1923: Sold to Walter M. Olney, Cleveleys. (managing owner).
12.1923: Ostend registry closed.
27.12.1923: Registered at Fleetwood (Part I) as GELSINA O.N.141964.
28.12.1923: Registered at Fleetwood (Part IV) FD431).
O.N.141964. Walter M. Only designated managing owner.
21.1.1924: Sold to The Reliance Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Walter M. Olney, Cleveleys designated manager.
22.6.1928: At Fleetwood landed a very large sturgeon about 7ft 6 inches long caught off the West coast of Scotland. At auction it realised 86s.
1937: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
26.11.1937: Fleetwood registry closed “Broken up.”
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21/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.
31/07/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
28/10/2020: Updated history.