S.T. Marinda FD155

Technical

Official Number: 180329
Yard Number: 189
Completed: 1945
Gross Tonnage: 342
Net Tonnage: 124
Length: 136 ft
Breadth: 24.6 ft
Depth: 13.7 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (E.No.263)
Boiler: Barclay, Curle & Co Ltd, Glasgow

History

6.10.1945: Launched by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.189) for J. Marr & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood as MARINDA.
1.1946: Registered at Fleetwood (FD155).
14.1.1946: Completed.
3.2.1947: Sold to Seddon Steam Fishing Co Ltd, London & Fleetwood (B. Kilaczycki, London, manager) for £54000.
2.8.1949: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood for £35000.
26.10.1950: Sold to National Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd, Cape Town for £40000. Registered at Cape Town (CTA43).
Pre 1966: Company sold to Irvin & Johnson Ltd, Cape Town, who became managers.
1968: Sold to South African Navy. Stripped of all useable parts and non-ferrous metals and sunk as a target.

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S.T. Marinda FD155

S.T. Marinda FD155
Picture courtesy of The Osta Collection

Marinda FD155 at Cape Town

Marinda FD155 at Cape Town
Picture courtesy of Janet Hannah

S.T. Marinda CTA43

S.T. Marinda CTA43
Picture courtesy of the South African Ship

S.T. Marinda CTA43

S.T. Marinda CTA43
Picture courtesy of the South African Ship Society

Changelog
22/07/2009: Page published. 7 updates since then.
12/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

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