S.T. Kathleen FD195
Official Number: 109672
Yard Number: 469
Gross Tonnage: 198
Net Tonnage: 71
Length: 110.4 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 11.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
22.1.1900: Launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull (Yd.No.469) for Fleetwood Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood as KATHLEEN.
6.3.1900: Registered at Fleetwood (FD195).
14.3.1900: George E. J. Moody, Grimsby appointed manager.
25.7.1903: Fishing from Milford (G. H. D. Birt, agent).
5.9.1904: Returned to Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 77.93 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
11.3.1915: Sold to George Forbes Innes Philip Taylor, David Taylor & William Still, Aberdeen.
18.3.1915: George F. I. P. Taylor appointed manager.
25.3.1915: Mortgaged to The North of Scotland & Town & County Bank Ltd, Aberdeen (A).
3.6.1915: Run down by the armed merchant cruiser HMS ALCANTARA (15831g/1913) 80 miles SE by S from Wester Horne, Iceland. Subsequently foundered.
12.6.1915: Crew landed at Aberdeen.
28.7.1915: Fleetwood registry closed.
(Crew – Sk. Francis O. Sharkey; Goerge Anderson, Mate; James Swanson, 2nd Fisherman; William Shareman, Ch Eng; Richard Jenkins, 2nd Eng; James Midgly, Stewart Scott, James Watt & Charles Anderson, deckhands; George Inch, fireman; George Townsend, cook)
Note Collision is not recorded in log of HMS ALCANTARA for 3.6.1915, but is recorded in “Account of Crew” and Registry closure of KATHLEEN.