S.T. Boston Vampire H94

Technical

Official Number: 183416
Yard Number: 730
Completed: 1949
Gross Tonnage: 386
Net Tonnage: 138
Length: 136.7 ft
Breadth: 25.8 ft
Depth: 13.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (E.No.442) Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F
Built: A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

12.5.1949: Launched by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd. No.730) for Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, manager) as BOSTON VAMPIRE.
10.1949: Completed. Registered at Hull (H94).
19.6.1950: Landed at Fleetwood (Sk. Albert Coxall), 442 boxes grossed £2,275.
5.7 & 8.8.1950: Landed at Fleetwood.
23.8.1950: Last landing at Fleetwood, 357 boxes grossed £2,365. Returned to Hull.
2.1951: Sold to Fishery Products Ltd, St. John’s, Newfoundland. Hull registry closed. Registered at St. John’s as ZARINA.
11.1952: New boiler fitted.
1954: Sold to National Sea Products Ltd, Halifax, NS (Harold P. Connor, manager). Registered at Halifax, NS as CAPE FEARLESS.
1969: Sold for breaking up to Canadian shipbreakers at Sydney, N.S.
12.1968: In course of breaking up.

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S.T. Boston Vampire H94

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S.T. Boston Vampire H94

S.T. Boston Vampire H94

S.T. Boston Vampire H94

S.T. Boston Vampire H94

S.T. Boston Vampire H94
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
26/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
04/02/2015: Corrected mistake.
17/01/2017: Removed disputed image.