Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow, Birgir Þórisson and Jan Harteveld
Official Number: 122697
Yard Number: 158
Gross Tonnage: 279.20
Net Tonnage: 113.70
Length: 130.0 ft
Breadth: 22.65 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Built: Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee
Engine: 500ihp T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
20.6.1905: Launched by Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee (Yd.No.158) for Alick Black (32/64), Alfred William Baxter (16/64) and Walter Olney (16/64) all Grimsby as GLORIA.
24.7.1905: Registered at Grimsby (GY78).
31.7.1905: Alick Black appointed manager.
2.8.1905: Alfred William Baxter shares (16/64) mortgaged to The London Union & Smith’s Bank Ltd, Grimsby (A).
10.10.1905: Walter Olney shares (16/64) mortgaged to The Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Co Ltd, Lincoln (B).
18.12.1905: At Billingsgate landed from an Icelandic trip, 1,800 baskets mainly plaice and haddocks of very fine quality, which realised on a short market, nearly £1,400.
18.5.1906: Alick Black shares (32/64) mortgaged to The Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Co Ltd, Lincoln (C).
29.1.1907: Mortgage (C) discharged.
31.1.1907: Alick Black shares (32/64) mortgaged to The London Union & Smith’s Bank Ltd, Grimsby (D).
8.8.1908: Mortgage (D) discharged.
12.8.1908: Mortgages (A) & (B) discharged.
8.1908: Sold to Stoomvisscherij Mij Gloria, IJmuiden (A. G. Meeuwenoord Jnr, Velsen/ IJmuiden & F. M. Smith) through Maatschappij tot Beheer van Steamtrawlers en Andere Vaartuigen.
18.8.1908: Registered at IJmuiden as GLORIA (IJM24). A. G. Meeuwenoord Jnr & A. de Vries designated managers.
1.10.1908: Request to take vessel off the register on sale to Dutch owners.
3.11.1908: Grimsby registry closed.
11.1908: Remeasured 258g 100n.
9.2.1909: IJmuiden registration withdrawn by Lord Mayor of Velsen on legal grounds; owners informed but did not agree.
1909: Sold to Pêcheries Glorie, Boulogne.
1909: Registered at Boulogne as GLORIE (B1120).
6.1909: Sold to South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
6.1909: Boulogne registry closed.
24.6.1909: Registered at Fleetwood (FD102). Alick Black designated manager.
1912: Sold to Hlutafjelagid Kveldulfur, Reykjavik (R. Thors, manager).
6.1.1912: Fleetwood registry closed.
1912: Renamed SKALLAGRIMUR (RE145).
1916: Sank in Reykjavik outer harbour due to human error. Immediately refloated.
3.1920: Sold to George Hall (64/64), Grimsby.
20.3.1920: Registered at Grimsby as PELHAM (GY1088) (BoT Minute M3945/1920 dated 11.2.1920)
3.1920: Remeasured 279g 115n..
20.3.1920: John Wintringham Smethurst designated manager.
15.6.1920: Sold to Henry Smethurst Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
16.6.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (E).
18.6.1920: John Wintringham Smethurst appointed manager.
27.11.1923: Mortgagee restyled Midland Bank Ltd, London.
16.5.1924: Mortgage (E) discharged.
17. 5.1924: Sold to South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
17.5.1924: Sir Alec Black, Bart designated manager.
2.11.1925: Sold to Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
7.11.1925: Sir Alec Black, Bart designated manager.
2.1.1939: Sold to Fishing Vessel Brokers Ltd (64/64), Hull, shipbrokers.
6.1.1939: John Oddsson designated manager.
1.1939: Sold for to The Netherlands for breaking up.
25.1.1939: Grimsby registry closed “… on sale of vessel to foreigners (Dutch subjects) for breaking up”.
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21/12/2008: Page published. 4 updates since then.
19/05/2016: Information updated.
12/03/2018: Information updated and picture added.
19/11/2020: Updated history.