S.T. Laureate FD35


Official Number: 109890
Yard Number: 372
Completed: 1898
Gross Tonnage: 194
Net Tonnage: 77
Length: 112 ft
Breadth: 21.2 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen


20.8.1898: Launched by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.372) for William H. Dodds, Aberdeen & others as LAUREATE.
6.10.1898: Registered at North Shields (SN257).
10.1898: Completed. William H. Dodds designated managing owner.
17.1.1900: Arrived Aberdeen with OCEAN BRIDE (A743) in tow picked up disabled some 60 – 70 miles off Aberdeen.
1903: Sold to The “Dodds” Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen. William H. Dodds appointed manager.
8.1904: Transferred to fish out of Milford (John Pettit managing agent).
5.9.1905: First landing at Milford (Sk. J. W. Beck).
8.11.1905: At Milford landed bosun, Charles Goffem, with a fractured leg.
2.1.1906: Last landing at Milford.
1911: Sold to G. Puls, Oporto. Renamed LAUREADO.
14.1.1911: North Shields registry closed.
1.1911: Registered at Oporto.
1913: Sold to The Dodds Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen.(William H. Dodds, manager).
19.5.1913: Registered at North Shields as LAUREATE (SN237). William H. Dodds appopinted manager.
5.6.1916: Sold to The Hesketh Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Ernest Taylor, Thornton-le-Fylde appointed manager.
3.1917: At Fleetwood. Fitted with Nordenfelt 6pdr gun (No.269); complement increased by two gunners.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
1918: Released.
27.2.1919: North Shields registry closed.
28.2.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD35).
1921: Joseph A. Taylor & Harold Taylor appointed managers.
7.11.1921: Fishing from Grimsby. On a North Sea trip (Sk. Dennis Randlesome), picked up two survivors of the Norwegian steamer ALF which had foundered off Smith’s Knoll Light-vessel.
15.3.1922: Sk. Randlesome presented with a silver cup by the Norwegian Government in recognition of the rescue of the ALF survivors.
1924: Magnus B. J. Wedum appointed manager.
1924: Sold to Frederick Swann & George J. Ward, Lytham. Walter Morley, Fleetwood appointed manager.
1926: Sold to George Brown, Leith. George Brown designated managing owner.
7.1929: Sold to Iago Steam Trawler Co Ltd (64/64), Milford Haven.
7.1929: Sold to Frank Thomas Vaughan (22/64), Hakin; Frank P. A. Lock (21/64), Hakin & Albert E. Marchant (21/64), Milford Haven. Frank Thomas Vaughan designated managing owner.
26.7.1929: Fleetwood registry closed.
30.7.1929: Registered at Milford (M29).
8.3.1937: Last landing at Milford.
7.5.1937: Sold to Belgium for breaking up.
1.9.1937: Milford registry closed, breaking up completed.

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S.T. Laureate FD35

S.T. Laureate FD35
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S.T. Laureate FD35

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25/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.
27/02/2015: Picture added.
18/05/2016: Picture added and information updated.
12/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

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