S.T. Lord Hotham FD64
Official Number: 164927
Yard Number: 1156
Gross Tonnage: 466
Net Number: 178
Length: 161.3 ft
Breadth: 26.6 ft
Depth: 14.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
8.4.1936: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1156) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as LORD HOTHAM.
26.5.1936: Registered at Hull (H309).
28.5.1936: Completed (Albert Turgoose & James Clark, joint managers). Cost to build £20,659.
2.6.1936: Sailed Hull on first trip to Icelandic grounds (Sk. E. Stoner).
23.6.1936: At Hull landed 1,622 kits grossed £1,1879.
09.08.1939: Landed at Hull having been recalled for war service; fishing gear removed.
01.11.1939: Sold to The Admiralty (£25,676).
15.11.1939: Hull registry closed. Fitted out as an anti-submarine trawler (P.No. FY.133). Based Gibraltar with A/S Group 7.
20.10.1945: A Control Committee was formed to manage Hull and Grimsby trawlers which had been bought by the Admiralty in pre war and were being offered for sale back to their original owners. The owners who bought back these vessels and wanted to take part in the scheme agreed to register the trawlers under the Hull Ice Co. Ltd and profits were shared. Management of the trawlers was given to the companies which had bought them.
6.3.1946: Sold to Hull Ice Co Ltd, Hull for £18,659.
16.3.1946: Registered at Hull (H231). Thomas Boyd, manager.
16.11.1946: Sold to Lord Line Ltd, Hull (Thomas W. Boyd, manager) for £18,659.
1.1948: Converted by Palmers Hebburn Co Ltd, Hebburn, for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F and fitted with superheaters
17.4.1950: Lord Line Ltd in liquidation. Sold to Associated Fisheries Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (Thomas W. Boyd, manager) for £25,000.
25.11.1952: Escorted into Tromsö by Norwegian destroyer for alleged fishing in territorial waters. Sk. Niels M. Pedersen refused to pay a fine and elected to go to court.
28.11.1952: At a court in Tromsö, Sk. Pedersen was fined in total £4,450.
22.7.1953: Owners reverted to Lord Line Ltd, Hull (Thomas W. Boyd, manager).
27.10.1961: Sailed Hull for Iceland, last trip from port (Sk. Niels M. Pedersen).
13.11.1961: At Hull landed 915 kits grossed £4,685.
23.12.1961: Arrived Fleetwood.
4.1.1962: Transferred within the Associated Fisheries Group to Wyre Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood.
20.2.1962: Hull registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD64).
1967: Sold to Scrappingco S.r.l., Brussels for breaking up.
19.3.1967: Sailed Fleetwood for Antwerp.
21.3.1967: Delivered Antwerp. Fleetwood registry closed.
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