Official Number: 136010
Yard Number: 294
Gross Tonnage: 225.96
Net Tonnage: 112.84
Length: 117.0 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
Engine: 460ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
12.3.1914: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.294) for Alick Black (64/64), Grimsby as OTTILIE.
19.5.1914: Builder’s Certificate issued.
12.6.1914: Alick Black designated managing owner.
15.6.1914: Registered at Grimsby (GY144). Fishing from Fleetwood.
18.6.1914: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The Union of London & Smith’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
27.3.1915: Fishing about 60 miles SW of the Smalls (Sk. John Randell (Hoylake)). Stopped by U-boat (U.28) and informed that U.28 had sunk the Liverpool steamer ANGULLA (2114grt/1909) and survivors were in boats.
28.3.1915: Proceeded and succeeded in picking up master and 19 crew members; 6 crew and 2 passengers missing.
29.3.1915: Landed survivors at Fishguard.
29.4.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1757).
3.1.1916: Mortgage (A) discharged.
6.1.1916: Sold to Alfred William Baxter (64/64), Grimsby.
7.1.1916: Alick Black appointed manager.
12.1.1916: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank of England Ltd, London (B).
14.1.1916: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Alick Black for the sum of £2,000 with interest at 5% (C).
1916: Based Le Havre.
5.4.1917: Mortgage (C) discharged.
15.1.1918: By Deed Poll. Name of Alick Black changed to Alec Black.
14.2.1918: Mortgage (B) discharged.
2.8.1918: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
6.4.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (D).
22.4.1919: Sold to Neal Green (64/64), Grimsby.
22.4.1919: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager.
9.2.1920: Mortgage (D) discharged.
10.2.1920: Sold to Harold Bacon; Thomas Norman Bacon both Grimsby; Henry Ernest Sharman, Frinton-on=Sea (joint owners (64/64)).
10.2.1920: Vessel mortgaged(64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd (E).
16.2.1920: Harold Bacon designated managing owner.
25.3.1920: Mortgage (E) discharged.
26.3.1920: Sold to Trawlers (White Sea & Grimsby) Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
27.3.1920: Harold Bacon appointed manager.
14.3.1941: Charles George Mastin appointed manager.
15.1.1942: Company re-styled Trawlers Grimsby Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
28.1.1946: Harvey Wilfred Wilson appointed manager.
16.1.1946: Sold to Derwent Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
9.2.1946: John Carl Ross appointed manager.
31.1.1946: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (F).
29.8.1952: Mortgage (F) discharged.
19.12.1955: Sold to Establissements Van Heyghen Freres S.A., Ghent for breaking up.
16.12.1955: Delivered Ghent.
21.12.1955: Grimsby registry closed “ … on sale of vessel to foreigners (Belgian Subjects)’.
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03/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
10/01/2014: Information updated.
06/09/2014: Information updated.
12/04/2017: Added image and removed FMHT watermark.