s.v. Royal Consort FD75


Official Number: 67125
Completed: 1871
Gross Tonnage: 33
Net Tonnage: 24
Length: 53.8 ft
Breadth: 15.4 ft
Depth: 7.6 ft
Rig: Jigger Jigger Smack/Steam screw/Yawl – trawling
Engine: C.2-cyl by A. Rutherford & Co, Birkenhead
Boiler: The Lune Valley Engineering Co, Lancaster
Built: Shepherd & Leech, Whitehaven


1871: Completed by Joseph Shepherd & Co, Whitehaven for John William Leech as ROYAL CONSORT.
14.10.1871: Registered at Fleetwood (FD75).
1881: Sold to John Johnson, Fleetwood (managing owner).
23.12.1886: Sold to John Johnson, Fleetwood & others (John Johnson managing owner).
23.12.1886: Registered at Fleetwood (FD75).
1.10.1890: Converted to a jigger.
20.2.1905: Sold to James Johnson, 9 Wellington Terrace, Preston & Jane Price, Fleetwood.
4.7.1906: Sold to Henry Robert Moss, 22 Windsor Terrace, Fleetwood (managing owner).
7.2.1908: Sold to Richard Riley, 3 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool (later Knowsley Villa, Thornton-le-Fylde); Samuel S. Waterhouse, 8 Regent Road, Blackpool & William F. Wilkinson, Maybell Avenue, Blackpool.
22.7.1908: Converted to steam. Re-measured 19.49net.
22.7.1908: Re-registered as steam vessel. Richard Riley appointed manager
22.9.1909: Converted back to sail. Re-measured 23.26net.
22.9.1909: Steam machinery removed re-rigged as a yawl. Re-measured 23.26net.
22.9.1909: Re-registered as a sailing vessel.
6.10.1909: Sold to Thomas Nisbett, 49, Poulton Rd, Fleetwood & Walter Porter
Hutson, 3 Elm Street, Fleetwood (Thomas Nesbett managing owner).
23.9.19??: Sold to Thomas Nesbett, 49 Poulton Rd, Fleetwood.
1915: Sold for breaking up.
19.3.1915: Fleetwood registry closed “broken up”.

05/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
30/01/2015: Information updated.