Official Number: 139324
Yard Number: 182
Gross Tonnage: 191
Net Tonnage: 72
Length: 110.2 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 12.0 ft
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole
Engine: 300ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
1917: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.182) for Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Hull as JUNCO.
27.12.1917: Registered at Hull (H587). George Beeching, Hull & John E. A. Kelsall, London designated managers.
1.1918: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.1657). Based Portsmouth.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
7.6.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London County Westminster & Parr’s Bank Ltd, London (A). John Slater, London designated manager.
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.
28.9.1928: Robert Burton designated 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 by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (A) to Heward Trawlers Ltd, London (R. S. Hewett & H. F. Hayward) (About £800 for this vessel). Robert Scott Hewett designated manager.
11.4.1937: Arrived Fleetwood from Hull.
29.4.1937: Hull registry closed.
30.4.1937: Registered at London (LO200).
22.12.1939: Stranded on Knott Spit.
12.12.1940: Requisitioned for war service and employed on harbour defence duties (Hire rate £55.14.2d/month).
3.1941: Fitted out for anti submarine duties (P.No.FY.1830).
1944: Employed target towing.
5.1946: Returned and fishing out of Lowestoft.
10.1957: Sold for breaking up. London registry closed.
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22/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
25/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
08/03/2021: Updated history and technical details.