Additional information courtesy of Mike Thompson
Official Number: 133460
Yard Number: 561
Gross Tonnage: 205
Net Tonnage: 82
Length: 112.2 ft
Breadth: 22.5 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: 50HP T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
7.7.1913: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.561) for Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (64/64), Hull as BRIDLINGTON.
1.9.1913: Registered at Hull (H1009).
1.9.1913: Joseph Vivian appointed manager.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
13.5.1920: Vessel mortgaged (all 64 shares) to The London County Westminster & Parr’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
6.3.1923: Mortgagee re-styled as Westminster Bank Ltd, London.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to William Augustus Hayward, Eastbourne.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd, London.
22.10.1928: Robert Burton appointed manager.
16.9.1932: Charles Hugh Emerson appointed manager.
10.1932: Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd in liquidation.
1.11.1932: Mortgage (A) transferred to Harold Frank Hayward, London; Maud Florence Katherine Rogers, Chelsea and Ernest Norton, London (joint mortgagees).
3.1936: Combined boxing and trawling fleet of Kelsall Bros. & Beeching Ltd and the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd consisting of 59 vessels laid up at Hull (declining catches, coal bill and increased maintenance costs had made the venture uneconomical).
6.3.1936: At Extraordinary General Meeting at Hull, Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd placed in Creditors’ Voluntary Winding-up (Richard Field Helm of Messrs Hodgson Harris & Co, London appointed liquidators).
3.2.1937: Sold to Heward Trawlers Ltd (64/64), London (Robert Scott Hewett & Harold Frank Hayward) under mortgage (A).
17.2.1937: Hull registry closed.
17.2.1937: Robert S. Hewett, London appointed manager.
19.2.1937: Registered at London (LO194). Refurbished. To fish out of Fleetwood.
1948: Sold to Fern Leaf Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
1954: London registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD145).
1956: Sold for breaking up in The Netherlands.
17(7?).9.1956: Arrived Dordrecht from Fleetwood under own power. Fleetwood registry closed.
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26/01/2009: Page published. 6 updates since then.
18/01/2017: Removed disputed image.