S.T. Rachael FD2

Additional information courtesy of Milford Trawlers and Gordon Sinclair


Official Number: 141965
Yard Number: 439
Completed: 1912
Gross Tonnage: 216
Net Tonnage: 96
Length: 115.9 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Built: Mackie & Thomson, Govan, Glasgow


19.12.1912: Launched by Mackie & Thomson, Govan, Glasgow (Yd.No.439) for Soc. Anon Pecheries d’Islande, Ostend as KONING ALBERT.
1912: Completed. Registered at Ostend (O25). J. Baels designated manager.
14.9.1914-16.12.1919: Landing at Milford (Belgian crew).
1.1924: Sold to Walter M. Olney, Cleveleys.
1.1924: Ostend registry closed.
15.1.1924: Registered at Fleetwood (Part I & Part IV) as RACHAEL O.N.141965 (FD2). Walter M. Olney designated managing owner.
17.1.1924: Sold to Reliance Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Walter M. Olney designated manager.
25.8.1924: While alongside at Milford Haven, fireman William Frederick Sinclair, 33 Wildman St, Blackpool, fell into the dock and was drowned.
5.5.1935: At about 2.00 am when fishing 15 miles off Rockabill Lighthouse run down by Dublin registered steam coaster SAINT FINTAN (495grt/1921) sustaining damage starboard side aft and losing fishing gear.
1937: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
26.11.1937: Fleetwood registry closed “Broken up”.

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S.T. Rachael FD2

S.T. Rachael FD2

S.T. Rachael FD2

S.T. Rachael FD2
Picture from the Internet

S.T. Rachel FD2

S.T. Rachel FD2
Waiting scrapping at Preston 1937

S.T. Dania FD22

Rachael (background) Redwing (foreground)
Hercules (alongside)
Dania (outboard)
Picture courtesy of Bill Blow

24/01/2009: Page published.
12/06/2014: Information updated.
25/12/2014: Picture added.
29/01/2016: Picture added.
02/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
30/12/2017: Added an image.
04/03/2018: Added information.