S.T. Zonia LT118


Official Number: 109525
Yard Number: 11926
Completed: 1898
Gross Tonnage: 150
Net Tonnage: 39
Length: 100.6 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 10.7 ft
Engine: 275ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Ross & Duncan, Glasgow
Built: Mackie & Thomson, Govan


29.3.1898: Launched by Mackie & Thomson, Govan (Yd.No.192) for Orient Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as APOLLO.
11.5.1898: Registered at Grimsby (GY605).
11.5.1898: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Arthur Henry Leslie Melville and Eustace Abel Smith, Lincoln (joint mortgagees)(A).
11.5.1898: Frank Barrett appointed manager.
5.1898: Completed.
28.4.1899: Mortgage (A) transferred to Jack Sycliffe, Grimsby and Christopher Barber, Sheffield (joint mortgagees).
29.6.1899: Mortgage (A) discharged.
30.6.1899: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Jack Sutcliffe, Grimsby and Christopher Bartber, Sheffield for the sum of £3000 with interest at 41/2% (B).
12.12.1902: John Williams appointed manager.
14.4.1903: Frank Barrett appointed manager.
29.2.1904: Mortgage (B) discharged.
3.1904: Sold to Akties Apollo, Sandefjord, Norway (H. Fredriksen, manager).
7.3.1904: Grimsby registry closed. Registered at Strömstad, Sweden (SD??).
1914: New boiler fitted.
8.1914: Sold to Orient Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
1914: Tonnage altered to 58.05 net.
29.6.1914: Frank Barrett appointed manager.
31.8.1914: Registered at Grimsby as ZONIA (GY227) (BoT Minute M.17808/1914).
11.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minelayer and minesweeper (1-3pdr HA) (Ad.No.707). Based Granton.
8.10.1916-11.10.1916: With HM Trawlers ROSSKEEN (Ad.No.633) (GN14); WALTER S. BAILEY (Ad.No.707) (H546) and LARK II (Ad.No.408) (GY322) assisted in salvage of Hartlepool steamer JUPITER (2124grt/1901) damaged by explosive charges placed by crew of Uboat (UB27) on 7.10.1916.
1918: Based Portsmouth.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
6.1.1920: Sold to Direct Fish Supplies Ltd (64/64), London.
16.1.1920: George William Payne Margerison appointed manager.
27.1.1920: Vessel mortgaged(64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (C),
6.7.1920: Grimsby registry closed.
6.7.1920: John Curtis, Douglas, IoM appointed manager. Registered at Douglas (DO88).
23.3.1922: Company in voluntary liquidation.
10.8.1922: Placed in compulsory liquidation.
9.1922: Sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby.
9.1922: Thomas William Baskcomb designated managing owner.
6.9.1922: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (A).
10.1922: Douglas registry closed.
5.10.1922: Registered at Grimsby (GY139).
22.10.1935: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (A) to Fred Parkes (64/64), Fleetwood & Blackpool.
29.10.1935: Basil Arthur Parkes, Cleveleys appointed manager.
21.11.1935: Sold to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
27.11.1935: Sir John Denton Marsden, Bart appointed manager.
27.11.1935: Grimsby registry closed.
10.1.1936: Transferred to Lowestoft and registered (LT118).
31.10.1941: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, manager) for £3850.
3.8.1945: Sold to Samuel Stewart & Co (London) Ltd (64/64), London.
1946: Sold to Cranley Shipping Co Ltd (64/64), London (Samuel Stewart & Co (London) Ltd, managers).
(1950)1951: Sold for breaking up.


26/12/2008: Page published. 5 updates since then.