Additional material courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 115588
Yard Number: 364
Gross Tonnage: 193
Net Tonnage: 47
Length: 112.1 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 400ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
3.12.1902: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.364) for Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen as STAR OF THE SOUTH.
15.1.1903: Registered at Aberdeen (A647).
1.1903: Completed (Thomas Walker, manager).
13.12.1912: Sold to John Brown (64/64), Granton (managing owner).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 69.37 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
7.2.1914: Alteration of tonnage to 182.41g 69.37 net. Certificate of Survey dated Leith 6.2.1914.
13.9.1915: Sold to George William Cole (64/64), Grimsby.
21.9.1915: Aberdeen registry closed.
23.9.1915: Registered at Grimsby (GY676).
29.9.1915: George William Cole appointed manager.
4.10.1915: Joseph William Cole shares (48/64) sold to Reginald Jeffs Goodwin (16/64), Cleethorpes; Henry Hasgensen (16/64), Grimsby and Joseph Wallace Stookes (16/64), Grimsby. 4.10.1915: Reginald Jeffs Goodwin (16/64), Henry Hasgensen (16/64), Grimsby and Joseph Wallace Stookes (16/64) shares mortgaged to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (A).
7.10.1915: Reginald Jeffs Goodwin appointed manager.
16.10.1915: Reginald Jeffs Goodwin shares (16/64) sold to Joseph Robert Elijah Mordaunt (16/64), Cleethorpes.
21.10.1915: Reginald Jeffs Goodwin appointed manager.
2.11.1915: Mortgage (A) discharged.
3.11.1915: Vessel mortgaged by all shareholders (64/64) to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (B).
5.7.1916: Joseph Robert Elijah Mordaunt shares (16/64) sold to Joseph Wallace Stookes (32/64), Grimsby.
22.2.1917: Mortgagee restyled Barclays Bank Ltd, London.
22.3.1917: Mortgage (B) discharged.
20.3.1917: Henry Hasgensen shares (16/64) sold to Joseph Wallace Stookes (48/64).
26.3.1917: George William Cole shares (16/64) sold to Leonard White (16/64), Grimsby.
26.3.1917: Alick (Alec) Black appointed manager.
3.4.1917: Joseph Wallace Stookes shares (48/64) mortgaged to The Union of London and Smith’s Bank Ltd, London (C).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
13.7.1917: Mortgage (C) discharged.
13.7.1917: Joseph Wallace Stookes shares (48/64) sold to George William White (32/64), Grimsby and Leonard White, (16/64), Grimsby.
13.7.1917: Alick (Alec) Black appointed manager.
11.8.1917: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint Stock Bank Ltd, London (D).
16.10.1918: Mortgage (D) discharged.
23.10.1918: Sold to James Coombes (64/64), Harrogate. James Coombes appointed manager.
30.10.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London (E).
15.2.1924: Mortgagee restyled to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London.
16.9.1925: Mortgage (E) discharged.
17.9.1925: Sold to Mrs Jeanne Marie Francaise Aimée Nierinck (64/64), Blackpool.
3.11.1925: Frank Thornley appointed manager.
9.1.1926: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The Union Bank of Manchester Ltd, Manchester (F).
25.9.1930: Put in to Douglas leaking having cut away gear off Maughold Head, with otter board damaging shell plating in heavy weather.
27.9.1930: Temporary repairs effected and sailed for Fleetwood, but returned leaking and with boiler trouble.
1.10.1930: Rivets in bottom plating gone, boiler stays to renew. Temporary repairs carried out.
17.11.1930: Mortgage (F) discharged.
17.11.1930: Sold to Arthur Manuel Goldsmith (64/64), Fleetwood.
26.1.1931: Arthur Manuel Goldsmith appointed manager.
10.1932: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
18.10.1932: Grimsby registry closed “Ship broken up”.
07/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
05/08/2021: Updated history.