Official Number: 180326
Yard Number: 755
Gross Tonnage: 361
Net Tonnage: 139
Length: 136 ft
Breadth: 25.2 ft
Depth: 13.2 ft
Engine: 600IHP T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Speed: 11.7 knots
Built: Cook Welton & Gemmell
22.9.1945: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.755) for Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood as ABY.
26.11.1945: Registered at Fleetwood (FD138).
7.10.1946: Sold to Seddon Fishing Co Ltd, London & Fleetwood (B. Kilaczycki, London, manager).
14.2.1949: Sold to Neale & West Ltd, Cardiff.
14.2.1949: Fleetwood registry closed.
1949: Registered at Cardiff as CHAFFCOMBE (CF18).
1956: Neale & West Ltd closed their Cardiff base; vessels for sale.
20.6.1956: Sold to The Don Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Fred Parkes, Blackpool, manager). Cardiff registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD30).
12.1956: Converted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F.
1.1957: Registered at Fleetwood as BOSTON GANNET (FD30).
20.3.1963: Laid up in Glasson Dock.
10.1963: Sold to West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Troon for breaking up.
6.10.1963: Arrived Troon.
8.10.1963: Breaking commenced.
18.10.1963: First beaching.
31.1.1964: First reberthing.
15.4.1964: Second reberthing.
20.5.1964: Breaking up completed.
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18/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
09/04/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images and added a picture.