S.T. Niblick BH81
Official Number: 98753
Yard Number: 57
Gross Tonnage: 154
Net Tonnage: 62
Length: 101 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 11 ft
Engine: C.2-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Built: Cochrane, Cooper & Schofield, Beverley
23.5.1891: Launched by Cochrane, Cooper & Schofield, Beverley (Yd.No.57) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (Henry A. L. Russell, manager) as CORMORANT.
1.8.1891: Registered at Hull (H156).
23.2.1906: Sold to Christopher Pickering, Hull.
9.3.1912: Sold to Port of Blyth Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Blyth (J. E. Rushforth, manager).
15.4.1912: Hull registry closed.
4.1912: Registered at Blyth (BH81).
1913: John D. Marsden, Grimsby designated manager.
1914: Sold to Arthur Cargill, Hull; Edward Cargill Jnr, Fleetwood and George Cargill, Hull. Renamed NIBLICK (BH81). Fishing from Fleetwood.
30.1.1915: About 18 miles NW 1/2 N of Bar Lightship, picked up 11 crew members from the coaster LINDA BLANCHE (530grt/1914) stopped by U-boat (U.21) while on passage Manchester – Belfast with general cargo and sunk by explosive charges in position 53°34N/03°51W. Landed survivors at Fleetwood at 8.00 p.m.
6.1915: Sold to A. Smith, Grimsby.
6.1915: Blyth registry closed.
21.6.1915: Registered at Grimsby (GY520).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
4.1918: Sold to Harry Wood & Co, Grimsby.
12.1924: Sold for breaking up.
16.12.1924: Grimsby registry closed.
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