S.T. St. Cuthbert FD137


Official Number: 138943
Yard Number: 650
Completed: 1916
Gross Tonnage: 311
Net Tonnage: 162
Length: 137 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby


11.9.1915: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.650) for Grimsby Victor Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby as St. CUTHBERT.
1.1.1916: Registered at Grimsby (GY824).
8.3.1916: Completed (Matthew W. Jennison, manager).
4.1916: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr, 1-7.5” A/S Howitzer) (Ad.No.1992).
11.1917: Sold to New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (Ernest Tomlinson & Joseph A. Taylor, managers). Based Portland.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
3.4.1919: Grimsby registry closed.
4.4.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD137).
1924: William W. Brierley appointed manager.
16.10.1928: Sold to Capt Gjert Myhre, Halifax, NS, Canada.
12.1928: Sold to Ocean Trawlers Ltd, Halifax, NS, (Bernard P. Saunders, manager).
27.12.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
1.1929: Registered at Halifax, NS.
1936: Sold to Warren Transportation Co Ltd, Belize, British Honduras for conversion to dry cargo.
1936: Halifax, NS registry closed. Registered at Belize, British Honduras.
1936: Fitted out to dry cargo – 311g (411g) (469g) 241n 508d.
1936: Re-engined with 2stroke 2-cyl oil engine by J. & C. G. Bolinders M/V A/B, Stockholm (engine built 1917).
1938: Sold to Motorship St. Cuthbert Inc, Tampa, FL. Belize registry closed. Registered at Roatan, Honduras.
1957: Sold to McCormick Shipping Corporation (c/o Eastern Shipping Co, Miami, FL, USA). Roatan registry closed. Registered at Panama.
1986: Removed from Lloyd’s Register “Vessel’s continued existence in doubt.

07/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.