S.T. Ottoman Empire FD180

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 98745
Yard Number: 70
Completed: 1891
Gross Tonnage: 145
Net Tonnage: 55
Length: 100.9 ft
Breadth: 20.9 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull
Engine: 45nhp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co, Hull


22.5.1891: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.70) for Edward Buckton Cargill (64/64), Hull (managing owner) as NORTH SEA.
12.6.1891: Registered at Hull (H147).
6.1891: Completed.
26.5.1897: Sold to The Cargill Steam Trawling Co Ltd (64/64), Hull (Edward B. Cargill, manager).
25.9.1899: Lengthened to 110.5 feet 162g 63n.
22.9.1899: Registered at Hull as OTTOMAN EMPIRE (H147).
2.1913: Sold to Clevedon Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Walter Morley, manager).
3.3.1913: Hull registry closed.
4.3.1913: Registered at Fleetwood (FD180).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 64.59 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
8.1917: Sold to William Grant, Arthur Grant, Hugh Bourne Grant & John Wilfred Grant, Grimsby (joint owners 64/64).
10.8.1917: Fleetwood registry closed.
13.8.1917: Arthur Grant appointed manager.
14.8.1917: Registered at Grimsby (GY1094).
23.10.1917: Registered at Grimsby as NAVENBY (GY1094) (BoT Minute M.37312/1917).
12.4.1918: Shares (12/64) sold to Henry Goosemen (12/64), Grimsby.
1919: Released.
8.1924: Sold for breaking up.
19.8.1924: Grimsby registry closed “Vessel broken up”.

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S.T. Ottoman Empire H147

S.T. Ottoman Empire H147
Picture courtesy of the James Cullen Collection

03/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
15/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.