S.T. Masona (1) FD113


Official Number: 136228
Yard Number: 623
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 294
Net Tonnage: 126
Length: 133.5 ft
Breadth: 23 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Engine: 78hp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby


19.11.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.623) for Thomas Hamling & Co Ltd, Hull as St. DENIS.
3.2.1915: Registered at Hull (H228).
10.2.1914: Completed (Harold Hall, Hessle, manager).
2.1917: Requisitioned for war service as an armed trawler (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.3326).
2.12.1918: Sold to The Yarborough Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (John E. Rushworth, manager).
5.12.1918: Hull registry closed.
7.12.1918: Registered at Grimsby (GY1258).
2.1919: Sold to Storr’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (John W. Storr, manager).
5.3.1919: Grimsby registry closed.
7.3.1919: Registered at Hull (H7).
1919: Returned.
12.3.1926: Registered at Hull as SEGINUS (H7).
1928: Sold to Rémy & P. Huret, Boulogne.
23.6.1928: Sold to Société Anonyme Pêcheries de Noordzee, Ostend.
26.6.1928: Hull registry closed.
6.1928: Registered at Ostend as NEPTUNE. (O126).
1929: Sold to Société Anonyme Pêcheries Ostendaises, Ostend. Registered at Ostend as TANGANYIKA. (O268).
1930: Sold to Mason Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Thomas Cardwell, manager).
28.5.1930: Registered at Fleetwood as MASONA (FD113).
10.12.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence vessel (P.No.Z.138) (Hire rate £81.13.6d/month).
23.11.1943: Compulsorily acquired by M.O.W.T. Later based at Portsmouth (Fraser & White Ltd, Portsmouth, agents).
1946: Laid up at Portsmouth. Estimated cost of re-conditioning £8,750.
16.4.1947: Advertised for sale by tender and open for inspection. Not to be resold within two years.
24.4.1947: Tenders closed.
9.6.1947: Sold to BISCO for breaking up.

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S.T. Masona FD113

S.T. Masona FD113
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S.T. Masona FD113

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27/12/2008: Page published. 7 updates since then.
15/07/2015: Information updated.
19/03/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.