S. T. Marloes FD170

Additional information courtesy of David Slinger and Maurice Voss

Technical

Official Number: 128753
Yard Number: 466
Completed: 1911
Gross Tonnage: 220
Net Tonnage: 85
Length: 117.4 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees, Middlesbrough
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees, Middlesbrough

History

30.3.1911: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees, Middlesbrough (Yd.No.466) for Thomas G. Hancock, Hakin & John D. Harries, Milford Haven as MARLOES.
5.1911: Completed (Thomas G. Hancock, managing owner).
26.5.1911: Registered at Milford (M76).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.15).
1918: Sold to John W. Smethurst, Grimsby (managing owner). Based Harvre.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
5.1919: Sold to The Hesketh Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
20.5.1919: Milford registry closed.
21.5.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD170).
1922: Joseph A. & Harold Taylor, Fleetwood appointed managers.
1924: Magnus B. J. Wedum appointed manager.
30.12.1924: Sold to George J. Ward & Frederick Swann, Lytham (Seafield Trawling Co) (Walter Morley, Fleetwood, manager).
1926: Sold to Cie Belge de Pêcheries Maritimes, Ostend.
5.8.1926: Fleetwood registry closed.
8.1926: Registered at Ostend as COMMANDANT BULTINCK (O177).
Pre 1929: Sold to Société Anonyme Pêcheries à Vapeur, Ostend (John Bauwens, manager).
3.10.1929: Homeward to Ostend (Sk. Gerwia Van den Bergen) after fishing off Isle of Man, in a hail storm gusting 70mph, rain, thunder & lightning, decided to run for Fleetwood, driven off course stranded on Rossall Beach in the early hours; three crew members lost attempting to get ashore for help (Celestinus-Franciscus Tratsaert, Mate; Pierre-Michel Luyens, deckhand and Willie Walter Ernest Van Yper, deck boy). Broken up in situ. Ostend registry closed.

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S.T. Marloes  FD170

S.T. Marloes FD170
Picture courtesy The David Slinger Collection

S. T. Commandant Bultinct O95 on Rossall Beach

S. T. Commandant Bultinct O95 on Rossall Beach
Picture courtesy of David Shuttleworth

S. T. Commandant Bultinct O95 on Rossall Beach

S. T. Commandant Bultinct O95 on Rossall Beach
Picture courtesy of David Shuttleworth

S.T. Commandant Bultinct 095

S.T. Commandant Bultinct 095
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

S.T. Commandant Bultinck O95

S.T. Commandant Bultinck O95
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S.T. Commandant Bultinck O177

S.T. Commandant Bultinck O177

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew
Picture courtesy of Mario Couvreur & Marc Denman

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew Picture courtesy of Mario Couvreur & Marc Denman

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew
Picture courtesy of Mario Couvreur & Marc Denman

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew

Commandant Bultinck Lost Crew
Picture courtesy of Mario Couvreur & Marc Denman

Changelog
28/01/2009: Page published. 7 revisions since then.
27/11/2014: Added crew pictures and amended PLN.
10/03/2015: Added picture.
07/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from images.
17/01/2018: Added a link to movie page.