S.T. Agnes Wickfield FD32

Technical

Official Number: 128748
Yard Number: 400
Completed: 1909
Gross Tonnage: 219
Net Tonnage: 85
Length: 117.4 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields

History

7.1.1909: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.400 ) for Thomas G. Hancock, Hakin & John D. Harries, Milford Haven (Thomas G. Hancock managing owner) as SOLVA.
2.1909: Completed.
23.2.1909: Registered at Milford (M22).
24.12.1912: Off St. Ann’s Head (Sk. Robert M. Limbrick) in gale force winds shipped heavy sea and carried away boat.
4.10.1913: At Castletown, Berehaven, Co Cork landed Ch. Eng Albert Mathias who had sustained a fractured skull and broken jaw when caught by the main engine.
3.1914: Sold to Hudson Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, managers).
23.5.1914: Milford registry closed.
25.5.1914: Registered at Fleetwood (FD32).
25.6.1914: Renamed AGNES WICKFIELD (FD32).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr and W/T) (Ad.No.125). Based Devonport.
13.4.1918: Sold to New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (Taylor & Tomlinson Ltd, managers).
1919: Returned to owner. Delete managers.
1923: Sold to The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Taylor & Tomlinson Ltd, managers).
192?: Delete managers.
1925: Sold to New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood.
1938: Sold to The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood.
11.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.727)(Hire rate £54.15.0d/month). 12.1945: Returned to owner.
1953: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
1953: Fleetwood registry closed.

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S.T. Agnes Wickfield FD32

S.T. Agnes Wickfield FD32
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S.T. Agnes Wickfield FD32

S.T. Agnes Wickfield FD32
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Changelog
09/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
10/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermark and added an image.