Official Number: 118773
Yard Number: 56
Gross Tonnage: 168
Net Tonnage: 40
Length: 110.3 ft
Breadth: 20.9 ft
Depth: 11.1 ft
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole
Engine: 285ihp T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co, Hull
29.7.1903: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.56) for Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Hull(64/64) as IBIS.
18.9.1903: Registered at Hull (H764).
15.10.1903: George Beeching, Hull & John E. A. Kelsall, London appointed managers.
10.1914: Requisitioned for war service (Ad.No.410).
10.1914: Fitted with Hotchkiss 12pdr and 6pdr HA and mine-sweep. Based Falmouth.
1.10.1918: At Falmouth General Patrol and Escort work.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
7.6.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London County Westminster & Parr’s Bank Ltd, London (A). John Slater appointed manager.
1.1.1922: When some six miles off Ostend, sighted a boat and on closing found one man onboard, a survivor from the Spanish steamer MAR CASPIO of Bilbao. The seaman showed signs of life but died shortly afterwards; much wreckage found close to the boat.
6.3.1923: Mortgagee re-styled as Westminster Bank Ltd, London.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to William Augustus Hayward, Eastbourne.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd, London.
28.9.1928: Robert Burton appointed manager.
16.9.1932: Charles Hugh Emerson appointed manager.
10.1932: Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd in liquidation.
1.11.1932: Mortgage (A) transferred to Harold Frank Hayward, London; Maud Florence Katherine Rogers, Chelsea and Ernest Norton, London (joint mortgagees).
23.1.1936: Mortgage (A) discharged.
11.2.1936: Sold to Brixham Trawlers Ltd, Brixham.
14.2.1936: Vessel (64/64) mortgaged for £750 with interest at 5% with Harold Frank Hayward, London; Maud Florence Katherine Rogers, Corfe Castle and Ernest Norton, London (Joint mortgagees)(B). Ralph S. Dugdale appointed manager.
11.2.1936: Sold to Brixham Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Brixham.
14.2.1936: Vessel (64/64) mortgaged for £750 with interest at 5% with Harold Frank Hayward, London; Maud Florence Katherine Rogers, Corfe Castle and Ernest Norton, London (joint mortgagees)(B). Ralph S. Dugdall appointed manager.
12.1937: Transferred to Fleetwood when Brixham Trawlers Ltd moved to the port.
7.12.1937: Sailed Brixham for Fleetwood, fishing round.
15.12.1937: First landing at Fleetwood 60 boxes, grossed £107.
2.12.1938: Brixham Trawlers Ltd registered office transferred to Fleetwood. Ralph S. Dugdall appointed manager.
9.2.1939: Mortgage (B) dischaged.
13.2.1939: Vessel mortgaged to Midland Bank Ltd, London (C).
11.5.1943: Typical wartime landing. 180 kits – hake-60, cod/codling-15, whiting-20, ing/coley-25, roker-10, dogs-50.
6.3.1950: In River Wyre outward for the fishing grounds in thick fog struck lifeboat slipway and grounded. Subsequently struck broadside by PERN (A160) who had anchored. Crew abandoned to beach. Refloated on next tide and returned to Wyre Dock.
20.4.1953: Mortgage (C) discharged.
8.1954: Sold for breaking up.
10.1.1955: Hull registry closed “Vessel broken up”.
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23/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.
17/06/2016: Information updated.
05/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
18/01/2021: Information updated.