S.T. Marton FD38

Additional material courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 114310
Yard Number: 258
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 232
Net Tonnage: 80
Length: 125.3 ft
Breadth: 21.7 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: 380ihp T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollockshaws, Glasgow
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen


12.7.1905: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd. No.258) for Louis Cohen, Norbreck; Ernest Heinrich Fridrich Louis Schottler, Blackpool; William Johnson,
Sheffield; Percy Johnson, Sheffield and Walter Henry Dickenson, Fleetwood (64/64 joint owners) as MARTON.
8.1905: Completed.
2.9.1905: Ship mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
2.9.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD38) Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
2.12.1905: Sold to Norbreck Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (64/64) (Louis Cohen, manager).
7.12.1905: Mortgage (A) discharged.
8.12.1905: Ship mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (B).
8.12.1905: Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
5.12.1906: Louis Cohen, Norbreck appointed manager.
19.1.1909: Mortgaged to Samuel Meggitt Johnson JP, Sheffield for £350 at 6% interest (C).
4.10.1909: Mortgage (C) discharged.
4.10.1909: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (D).
5.10.1909: James H. Marr appointed manager.
1910: Vessel and company sold to James H. Marr, Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 94.58net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1590). Based Tyne.
27.1.1919: Sold to John McRae Knight & Morgan Watkin Howell, Hakin (John McRae Knight, managing owner).
21.2.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.3.1919: Registered at Milford (M11).
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Milford Haven.
2.1920: Sold to Direct Fish Supplies Ltd (64/64), London. John McRae Knight, Milford Haven appointed manager.
10.2.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (E).
10.1921: Transferred to Grimsby.
14.10.1921: Milford registry closed.
18.11.1921: Registered at Grimsby (GY1311).
23.3.1922: Direct Fish Supplies Ltd,London in liquidation.
10.8.1922: Placed in compulsory liquidation.
9.1922: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (E) to ??, Portugal.
23.9.1922: Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Marton FD38

S.T. Marton FD38
Picture courtesy of John Stevenson

19/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
15/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.