S.T. Tayside FD54


Official Number: 110985
Yard Number: 192
Completed: 1899
Gross Tonnage: 137
Net Tonnage: 54
Length: 105 ft
Breadth: 20.1 ft
Depth: 8.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Gourlay Bros & Co, Dundee
Built: Gourlay Bros & Co, Dundee


27.5.1899: Launched by Gourlay Bros & Co, Dundee (Yd.No.192) for The Tay Trawling Co Ltd, Dundee as TAYSIDE.
1899: Completed (Robert Cook, manager). Registered at Dundee (DE117)
1907: Sold to Thomas Davidson, Aberdeen (managing owner).
8.1907: Dundee registry closed.
22.8.1907: Registered at Aberdeen (A156).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
1918: Sold to Croston Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Ernest Taylor, managers).
1919: Released.
3.3.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
4.3.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD54).
1920: Sold to the The West Carbery Co-operative Fishing Society Ltd, Baltimore, Co. Cork (John Collins, manager).
8.12.1920: Fleetwood registry closed ‘not required by new owners’.
12.1920: Registered at Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
1.1921: Foundered 5 miles ES-E of Galley Head Lighthouse when on passage Baltimore towards Queenstown, Co. Cork.

08/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.