S.T. Ashlyn FD1

Additional information courtesy of Granton Trawlers

Official Number: 132420
Yard Number: 400
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 304
Net Tonnage: 112
Length: 125.8 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 13.8 ft
Built: J. Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen
Engine: 530ihp T.3-cyl by J. Abernethy & Co, Aberdeen


12.3.1914: Launched by J. Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.400) for the The Brooklyn Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood as ASHLYN.
9.4.1914: Registered at Fleetwood (FD1). Richard W. Mason designated manager.
4.1914: Completed.
20.4.1914: Landed at Fleetwood from maiden trip.
11.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.191).
1917: Thomas Cardwell designated manager. Based Clyde.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
22.01.1922: Delivered Killybegs, Co Donegal by steam trawler AUREA (FD300) having been picked up disabled whilst fishing the Donegal Bay grounds.
1931: Sold to A. A. Gueulle-Bourgain, Boulogne-sur-Mer (Albert Arthur Gueulle-Bourgain).
23.3.1931: Fleetwood registry closed.
1931: Re-measured 38.22 (125.4) x 6.89 (22.6) x 4.21 (13.8) metres ( fee) 302g.
3.1931: Registered at Boulogne as Bernadette (B1488).
1933: Company restyled Veuve Gueulle-Bourgain & Fils, Boulogne-sur-Mer.
1937: Sold to Gueulle-Germe et Gueulle-Wattez (Pierre Gueulle-Germe and Alfred Gueulle-Wattez).
3.7.1940: Seized at Dover. Transferred to The Admiralty.
11.1940: Fitted out for boom defence duties (P.No. Z.175).
12.1945: Returned to owner.
1951: Sold to Gueulle-Frères, Boulogne-sur-Mer.
1953: Removed from registry.
1955: Broken up.

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S.T. Ashlyn FD1 in dock

14/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
05/03/2017: Information updated.
19/07/2019: Information updated.