S.T. Lysander II FD352


Official Number: 118794
Yard Number: 38
Completed: 1903
Gross Tonnage: 264
Net Tonnage: 96
Length: 130 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: 78nhp T.3-cyl by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull


10.10.1903: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yd.No.38) for Hellyer’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as LYSANDER.
21.12.1903: Registered at Hull (H800). Charles Hellyer designated manager.
12.1903: Completed.
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (2-6pdrs) (Ad.No.255).
2.1915: Renamed LYSANDER II.
17.4.1915: Registered at Hull as LYSANDER II (H800).
9.11.1917: Sold to The Mersey Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Ernest Taylor designated manager. Based Granton.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
3.11.1919: Hull registry closed.
4.11.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD352).
1922: Joseph A. Taylor & Harold Taylor designated managers.
1924: Walter J. Morley designated manager.
22.4.1925: Company in voluntary Liquidation. William Ignatius Swarbrick, Chartered Accountant, Preston appointed Liquidator.
7.7.1925: Sold by the liquidator to Magnolia Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Arthur M. Goldsmith, Manchester). Rowland Morrice designated manager.
16.7.1925: The Mersey Steam Trawlers Ltd wound-up.
25.5.1926: Registered at Fleetwood as SYDNELSIE (FD352).
1927: Sold to Reginald L. Hancock, Milford Haven. Reginald L. Hancock designated managing owner.
25.6.1935: Fishing off SW Ireland (Sk. Joe Watts). Struck rocks off the Blasket Islands, Co.Kerry.
28.6.1935: Came off rocks and sank; crew abandoned in boat and picked up by a Dingle trawler.
3.7.1935: Fleetwood registry closed “Total loss”.
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S.T. Lysander H800

S.T. Lysander H800
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26/12/2008: Page published. 4 revisions since them.
04/09/2014: Picture added.
17/05/2021: Updated history.