S.T. Martaban FD147
Additional Material courtesy of Mike Thompson
Official Number: 98710
Yard Number: 57
Gross Tonnage: 148
Net Tonnage: 49
Length: 103.6 ft
Breadth: 20.0 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Engine: 50NHP T.3-cyland boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull
Speed: 10 knots
1890: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.57) for George Beeching, Hull & Thomas Kelsall & Co, Manchester as MARTABAN.
20.11.1890: Completed (George Beeching managing owner).
20.11.1990: Registered at Hull (H115).
8.1.1897: Sold to Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Manchester (John E. A. Kelsall & George Beeching, Fleetwood, managers). 1.1887: Hull registry closed.
18.1.1897: Registered at Fleetwood (FD147).
1899: Transferred to Hull.
4.4.1899: Registered at Hull (H82).
12.5.1899: Fleetwood registry closed.
8.9.1911: Registered office transferred to Hull (George Beeching, Hull & John E. A. Kelsall, London, managers).
3.5.1912: Fishing North Sea near Dogger Bank (Sk. G. Turner) at about 2.30pm. in collision with steam trawler AMARAPOORA (H59) (Sk.Parkinson), which foundered in almost 3 minutes; picked up crew of nine. Stern and starboard bow damaged.
29.12.1912: Sold to Robert Moon & Joseph Moon, Torry, Aberdeen (joint owners) (Robert Moon managing owner).
5.12.1912: Hull registry closed.
7.12.1912: Registered at Aberdeen (A527).
2.5.1915: Stopped by U-boat (U41) while fishing 22 miles E.1/2 N. of Aberdeen and sunk by gunfire. Crew abandoned in boat and after seventeen hours landed at Stonehaven.
6.5.1915: Aberdeen registry closed “Sunk by a German submarine”.