S.T. Lucy FD24

Technical

Official Number: 114307
Yard Number: 490
Completed: 1904
Gross Tonnage: 280
Net Tonnage: 96
Length: 122.3 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull

History

27.12.1904: Launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull (Yd.No.490) for The Fleetwood Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood as LUCY.
1.1905: Completed (George E. J. Moody, Grimsby, manager).
6.2.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD24).
21.1.1917: Stopped by U-boat (U45) while fishing 42 miles NW by N of Inishtrahull; crew abandoned in boat. Sunk by gunfire at 9.00 am. in position 55.51N 8.17W.
22.1.1917: Crew landed safely at Castlebay, Barra.
26.1.1917: Fleetwood registry closed “Sunk by enemy submarine”.

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26/12/2008: Page published. 3 updates since then.

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