Official Number: 180337
Yard Number: 377
Gross Tonnage: 338
Net Tonnage: 123
Length: 137.5 ft
Breadth: 25.6 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull. Built 1945, fitted 1949. Fitted: for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F
Built: Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft
2.12.1948: Launched by Richards Ironworks Ltd, Lowestoft (Yd.No.377) for Don Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood) (Basil A. Parkes, manager) as BRACONGLEN.
3.1949: Completed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD283).
13.5.1949: First landing at Fleetwood, 1286 boxes grossed £3,729.
28.7.1950: Last landing at Fleetwood 381 boxes grossed £1,219.
7.1950: Sold to Government of Ceylon, Colombo (Edmund R. A. de Zylva, Director of Fisheries). Taken in hand by Richards and fitted with refrigerated fishroom and air conditioning.
1950: At Lowestoft yard of Richards Ironworks Ltd. Fitted with fish room refrigeration and accommodation modfied and air conditioned by J. & E. Hall Ltd, Dartford.
1950: Fleetwood registry closed.
1951: Registered at Columbo.
Pre 1966: Transferred to Government of Ceylon (Government Stores Dept), Colombo.
1971: Sank in Colombo harbour.
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14/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.