S.T. Phoebe FD121


Official Number: 124692
Yard Numbe: ?
Completed: 1907
Gross Tonnage: 278.44
Net Tonnage: 99.37
Length: 130.0 ft
Breadth: 22.6 ft
Depth: 12.17 ft
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole
Engine: 400ihp T.3-cyl W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend-on-Tyne


13.7.1907: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.) for Louis Cohen (64/64), Norbreck as PHOEBE.
3.9.1907: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
10.9.1907: Completed and registered at Fleetwood (FD121).
10.9.1907: Louis Cohen designated managing owner.
20.6.1912: Mortgage (A) discharged.
21.6.1912: Sold to Phoebe Hoyle (64/64), Halifax.
22.6.1912: Sold to George E. J. Moody (64/64), Grimsby.
24.6.1912: George Edward James Moody designated managing owner.
24.6.1912: Sold to The Lancashire Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
26.6.1912: James Alexander Robertson designated managing owner.
12.7.1912: James Alexander Robertson designated manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 108.58 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
1916: At Fleetwood. Fitted with Hotchkiss 6pdr gun (No.1234); complement increased by two gunners.
3.1917: At Fleetwood. Gun replaced with Hotchkiss 12pdr gun (No.6684).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve. Renamed PHOEBE III (FD121).
1919: Released and reverted to PHOEBE (FD121).
9.1919: Sold to Bachao, Neunes & Machado Ltd, Lisbon (BoT approval dated 26.9.1919).
17.10.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.
10.1919: Registered at Lisbon as CINTRA.
1930: Sold to Corporacâo de Pilotos do Rio e Barra de Lisboa, Lisbon. Registered at Lisbon as PAIVE CURADO.
1939: Sold to Sociedade de Pesca à Vapor “O Exportador” Ltda, Lisbon. Registered at Lisbon as EXPORTADOR SEGUNDO.
1.11.1954: Reported position between Cap Jurby and Cap Blanc.
5.11.1954: Failed to arrive at Lisbon: overdue from this date, twenty-three crew missing presumed lost.

03/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
12/07/2921: Updated history and technical details.