S.T. Jamaica LO186

Technical

Official Number: 136220
Yard Number: 617
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 205
Net Tonnage: 77
Length: 112.2 ft
Breadth: 22.5 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby

History

4.11.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.617) for Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Hull as JAMAICA.
21.12.1914: Registered at Hull (H216).
31.12.1914: Completed (Joseph Vivian, manager).
2.1917: Requisitioned for war service as a hydrophone tender (Ad.No.1666). Based Granton.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
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: Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (Charles H. Emerson, manager) in voluntary liquidation.
1936: Fleet sold en bloc to Heward Trawlers Ltd, London (R. S. Hewett & H. F. Hayward) (Robert S. Hewett, manager).
29.12.1936: Hull registry closed.
31.12.1936: Registered at London (LO186). Refurbished. Fishing from Fleetwood.
29.3.1944: Last landing at Fleetwood prior to being requisitioned for war service. Renamed ALL HALLOWS (Hire rate not recorded). Fitted out as a smoke making trawler and assigned to Operation Neptune – Normandy landings.
9.6.1944: Arrived Mulberry A from Yarmouth with Group A1. Employed smoke making with replenishment at Portland.
3.7.1944: Operation Neptune ended.
11.10.1944: Employed on miscellaneous Naval duties.
3.1945: Returned after restoration and survey at Fleetwood. Reverted to JAMAICA (LO186).
1959: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up.
14.8.1959: Delivered Barrow-in-Furness from Fleetwood under own power.
9.1959: Fleetwood registry closed.

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S.T. Jamaica LO186

S.T. Jamaica LO186

S.T. Jamaica LO186

S.T. Jamaica LO186

Changelog
22/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
27/01/2017: Removed disputed image.