S.T. Dania FD22

Technical

Official Number: 120474
Yard Number: 758
Completed: 1904
Gross Tonnage: 196
Net Tonnage: 74
Length: 115.2 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 11.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields

History

11.1904: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.758) for George H. D. Birt, Milford Haven (managing owner) as DANIA.
11.1904: Registered at London (LO187).
11.1904: Completed.
7.1905: Off the Spanish coast in storm force conditions (Sk. Joseph Huddlestone), William Shepherd (23), bosun, washed overboard and drowned.
21.7.1908: Sold to Harley & Miller Ltd, Liverpool (Robert Harley, manager).
24.3.1917: Sold to The Croston Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Ernest Taylor, manager).
3.1917: At Fleetwood. Fitted with Nordenfelt 6pdr gun (No.268); compliment increased by two gunners.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
1919: Released.
21.2.1919: London registry closed.
24.2.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD22).
1924: William W. Brierley appointed manager.
1.2.1927: Sk. H. Buckley was fined £20 plus costs at Bangor for trawling within the limits off the Anglesey coast.
1936: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up.
1937: Delivered Preston.
13.12.1937: Fleetwood registry closed. Breaking up completed.

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S.T. Dania FD22

S.T. Dania FD22
Picture courtesy of Shipmate17 (shipsnostalgia.com)

S.T. Dania FD22

S.T. Dania FD22
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S.T. Dania FD22

Rachael (background) Redwing (foreground)
Hercules (alongside)
Dania (outboard)
Picture courtesy of Bill Blow

Changelog
15/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
29/01/2016: Picture added.
06/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.