Official Number: 164934
Yard Number: 1158
Gross Tonnage: 486
Net Number: 201
Length: 161.3 ft
Breadth: 26.6 ft
Depth: 14.1 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
6.1936: Completed by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1158) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as LORD ESSENDON.
22.6.1936: Registered at Hull (H312).
25.6.1936: Completed. Albert Turgoose & James Car designated joint managers. Cost to build £20,100.
30.6.1936: Sailed Hull on first trip to Greenland (Sk. C. Hansen).
6.1936: When in transit in Pentland Firth in thick fog stranded on east side of Stroma. Refloated without assistance and proceeded to Aberdeen (four days).
29.7.1936: At Hull landed 2,143 kits grossed £1,386.
25.7.1939: Insured value £23,200.
12.8.1939: Sailed Hull for Bear Island (Sk. E. Clarke).
30.8.1939: At Hull landed 1,104 kits £871 gross having been recalled for war service; fishing gear removed.
1939: To requisitioning, at Hull landed from Iceland/Bear Island (Sk. E. Clarke) 224 days 19,515 kits 14,560 gross.
9.1939: Requisitioned for war service as an anti-submarine trawler (P.No.FY.218) (Hire rate £301.12.0d/month).
1.1940: Based Ardrossan with 29th A/S Group (Senior Officer, Pby/Ty/Sub Lieut. M. R. Thwaites RNVR).
1942: Based Plymouth with 20th A/S Group.
1944: Assigned to Operation Neptune – Normandy landings.
23.5.1944: Convoy escort duties in British waters and across the Channel in support of landings.
3.7.1944: Operation Neptune ended.
20.6.1945: Sold to Lord Line Ltd, Hull for £21,100.
9.10.1945: Returned after survey and restoration at Hartlepool. Thomas W. Boyd designated manager.
30.11.1945: Insured value £42,500; for 1946 proposed £50,000.
7.1947: Converted by St. Andrew’s Engineering Co Ltd, Hull for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F. Cost £7,000.
17.4.1950: Lord Line Ltd in liquidation. Sold to Associated Fisheries Trawling Co Ltd, Hull for £21,000. Thomas W. Boyd designated manager.
22.7.1953: Sold to Lord Line Ltd, Hull (Thomas W. Boyd, manager).
4.3.1957: David Clater (17) deckie learner lost overboard and drowned.
12.10.1962: Sailed Hull for Iceland, last trip from port (Sk. Kenneth Rose).
30.10.1962: At Hull landed 1,133 kits grossed £5,299.
17.12.1962: Transferred to Fleetwood.
1.1.1963: Sold to Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood for £28,653.
6.1.1964: Hull registry closed.
1.1964: Registered at Fleetwood (FD75).
23.4.1966: Sold to James A. White & Co Ltd, St. Davids, Fife for breaking up.
9.7.1966: Delivered St. Davids. Fleetwood registry closed.
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