S.T. Drusilla A133


Official Number: 135993
Yard Number: 570
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 250
Net Tonnage: 97
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough, 1813


24.12.1913: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough (Yd.No.570) for Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby as DRUSILLA.
27.1.1914: Registered at Grimsby (GY951).
1.1914: Completed at a cost of £8762-4s-6d (John D. Marsden, manager).
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-10pdr) (Ad.No.36). Based Lerwick.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
9.1927: Owners re-styled Consolidated Fisheries Ltd (Sir John D. Marsden, Bart, manager).
28.9.1929: Grimsby registry closed “To transfer to Nova Scotia”.
7.7.1930: Grimsby registry re-opened (GY958).
9.1934: Sold to North Star Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (John Alexander Harrow, manager).
19.9.1934: Grimsby registry closed.
20.9.1934: Registered at Aberdeen (A133).
31.10.1939: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (Geoffrey E. Marr, manager) for £4750.
2.1940: Stranded at Applecross, Sound of Sleet. Refloated, repaired and returned to service.
14.10.1940: Sold to The City Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (J. Marr & Son Ltd) (Leslie James Marr, manager).
1943: Landing at Fleetwood from Faroe grounds.
18.1.1945: Sold to Eton Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (George Gillard, manager) for £18500.
1.1945: Aberdeen registry closed.
1.1945: Registered at Hull (H112).
15.3.1946: Sold to Vinur Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
3.1946: Hull registry closed.
3.1946: Registered at Grimsby (GY223).
2.1951: Sold to Alfred Bannister (Trawlers) Ltd, Grimsby.
4.1959: Sold to Jacques Bakker en Zonen, Bruges for breaking up.
30.4.1959: Delivered Bruges. Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Drusilla A133

S.T. Drusilla A133
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S.T. Drusilla A133

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16/01/2005: Page published. 5 updates since then.
11/03/2018: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

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