S.T. Seddon GY991

Additional material courtesy of Bill Blow

Technical

Official Number: 139922
Yard Number: 346
Completed: 1916
Gross Tonnage: 296
Net Tonnage: 115
Length: 136.2 ft
Breadth: 23 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd
Engine: 540ihpT.3-cyl by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull

History

20.5.1916: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd (Yd.No.346) for The Standard Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as SEDDON.
11.1916: Completed.
30.10.1916: Registered at Grimsby (GY991).
30.10.1916: Walter William Butt appointed manager.
11.1916: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.3313). Based Dover.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
11.04.1924: On an Icelandic trip, deckhand Walter Swaine contracted double pneumonia and passed away. He was buried at sea. Death certificate reads “Off the coast at Reykjavik”.
26.8.1926: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
10.8.1932: Grounded east bank of river at Blyth after calling for bunker coal. Refloated with no damage.
8.4.1938: Bill Butt appointed manager.
28.6.1938: Albert Wright Butt appointed manager.
2.6.1940: Requisitioned for war service as an auxiliary patrol vessel (P.No.4.166) (Hire rate £83.17.4d/month).
1.12.1941: Mortgage (A) discharged.
14.1.1942: Sold to Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Hull.
22.1.1942: Basil Arthur Parkes, Cleveleys appointed manager.
2.1946: Returned after survey and restoration at Fleetwood.
29.3.1946: Sold to Seddon Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), London & Fleetwood.
5.4.1946: Borys Kilaczycki, London appointed manager.
29.3.1946: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Saint Andrew’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull for £9,000 with interest at 4% B).
8.8.1947: Mortgage (B) discharged.
12.8.1947: Sold to Dagon Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), London.
12.8.1947: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Seddon Fishing Co Ltd, London for £7.500 with interest at 4% (C).
18.8.1947: Czeslaw Antkowiak, London appointed manager.
12.2.1949: Mortgage (C) discharged.
16.4.1951: Sold to Craig Stores (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen.
21.4.1951: Joseph Craig, appointed manager.
21.4.1951: Grimsby registry closed.
27.4.1951: Registered at Aberdeen (A684).
1960: Sold to BISCO and allocated to James A. White & Co Ltd, St. David’s, Fife for breaking up.
22.4.1960: Delivered St. David’s from Aberdeen under own power.
3.10.1960: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up.”

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Walter Swaine

Walter Swaine
Picture courtesy of Anne Burton

S.T. Seddon GY991

S.T. Seddon A684
Picture courtesy of John Stevenson

S.T. Seddon A684

S.T. Seddon A684
Picture courtesy of Grimsby Reference Library

S.T. Seddon  GY991

S.T. Seddon GY991
Picture courtesy of Dunmore

S.T. Seddon GY991

S.T. Seddon GY991
Picture courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

S.T. Seddon GY991

S.T. Seddon GY991
Picture (at Grimsby) courtesy of Bill Blow

S.T. Seddon GY991

S.T. Seddon GY991
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Changelog
17/01/2009: Page published. 7 updates since then.
14/08/2015: Picture added.
10/10/2016: Information and picture added.
14/04/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

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