S.T. Sir Mark Sykes FD410


Official Number: 136184
Yard Number: 585
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 306
Net Tonnage: 124
Length: 136.7 ft
Breadth: 23.2 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Engine: 93hp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby


29.1.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.585) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as SIR MARK SYKES.
26.3.1914: Registered at Hull (H43).
11.4.1914: Completed. John McCann & Edward Cartwright appointed managers.
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr, 1-3.5” A/S Howitzer and Hydro) (Ad.No.1513). Southern Patrol.
By 12.3. 1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
16.5.1922: Sold to James Alexander Robertson, Fleetwood.
7.1922: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood for £8500.
12.7.1922: Hull registry closed.
13.7.1922: Registered at Fleetwood (FD410). James A. Robertson appointed manager.
12.10.1924: James A. Robertson died. Alan Marr appointed manager.
23.12.1924: On West Coast of Iceland grounds, in gale conditions lost lifeboat and sustained damage to wheelhouse.
1.12.1925: Alan Marr died. Edward Towne appointed manager.
1928: Sold to Cia Argentina de Nav. Angel Gardella Ltda, Buenos Aires for £8000.
20.10.1928: Fleetwood registry closed. Renamed TITO. Registered at Buenos Aires.
1939: Sold to Soc. Pesqerias Gardella Soc. Anon., Buenos Aires (Pesgar S.A., managers).
1943: Sold to Cia. Pesquera Arauco, Talcahuano, Chile. Renamed ALBACORA. Registered at Talcahuano.
1957: Sold for breaking up.

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S.T. Sir Mark Sykes FD410

S.T. Sir Mark Sykes FD410
Picture courtesy of The Alan Hirst Collection

18/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
04/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.