Additional material courtesy of Mike Thompson
Official Number: 180328
Yard Number: 757
Gross Tonnage: 361
Net Tonnage: 139
Length: 136.1 ft
Breadth: 25.2 ft
Depth: 13.2 ft
Engine: 600ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Speed: 11.8 knots
25.10.1945: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.757) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as NAVENA.
1.1946: Registered at Fleetwood (FD149).
27.7.1946: William R. Reader, mate, washed overboard and drowned.
21.12.1946: Landed at Hull from a Faroes trip, 747 kits grossed £2,055.
24.12.1946: Sold to Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull for £55,000. Outfitting and gear £1,649.13.9d.
12.1946: Fleetwood registry closed.
30.12.1946: Registered at Hull (H372) (William George O’Dell, manager).
31.12.1946: Sailed for Icelandic grounds (Sk. Reuben Davy).
27.1.1947: Landed 656 kits grossed £3,051 (27 days).
19.2.1947: Registered at Hull as IOLITE (H372).
1947: 345 days 18,719 kits grossed £63,928.
1948: 314 days 17,968 kits grossed £53,299.
1.1.1949 Boiler fitted with super heaters by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, at Princes Dock, Hull. Cost £2,616.
11.8.1949: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Hull (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, manager) for £37,500 en bloc with ACHROITE (H81) for £35,000. Total £72,500 (through W. A. Massey & Sons Ltd, Hull, shipbrokers commission £300 on each vessel).
9.2.1951: Sold to National Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd, Cape Town for £55000.
9.2.1951: Hull registry closed (M O T Ref GSP66701). Registered at Cape Town (CTA31).
Pre 1966: Company sold to Irvin & Johnson Ltd, Cape Town, who became managers.
1969: Stripped of all usable parts and non-ferrous metals.
21.3.1969: Scuttled at ‘Irvin Johnson’ artificial reef in False Bay.
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16/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
15/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.