S.T. Princess Melton FD326

Technical

Official Number: 114192
Yard Number: 226
Completed: 1901
Gross Tonnage: 224
Net Tonnage: 89
Length: 120.3 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: 3-cyl by J. S. Vaux & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen

History

15.6.1901: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.226) for Aberdeen Icelandic Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen as PRINCESS MELTON.
9.9.1901: Registered at Aberdeen (A440).
9.1901: Completed (J. A. Gordon, manager).
1902: New boiler fitted.
9.1.1912: Sold to Thomas Lauder, Aberdeen (managing owner).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.322).
5.11.1918: Sold to Ernest Taylor, Noah Ashworth & Rowland Morris, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager). Based Tyne.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
16.7.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
20.7.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD326).
1921: Sold to Ernest Taylor, Thornton (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
26.2.1925: Sold to Alexander Jack, Glasgow.
26.2.1925: Sold to Bowden Ramster, Fleetwood (Alexander Keay, manager).
23.12.1925: Sold to Dalby Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Bowden Ramster, manager).
1932: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
12.10.1932: Fleetwood registry closed, advise received from owners “Ship broken up”.

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S.T. Princess Melton FD326

S.T. Princess Melton FD326
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

Changelog
17/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
18/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from image.

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