S.T. Tervani FD61


Official Number: 163162
Yard Number: 579
Completed: 1933
Gross Tonnage: 424
Net Tonnage: 163
Length: 154.6 ft
Breadth: 25.6 ft
Depth: 13.9 ft
Engine: 111nhp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley


21.9.1933: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.579) for Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as LORENZO.
23.10.1933: Registered at Hull (H518).
28.10.1933: Completed (Frank O. Hellyer & Owen S. Hellyer, managers).
1.1.1939: Sailed Hull for Bear Island last trip before sale (Sk. C. Hill).
13.1.1939: At Hull landed 898 kits grossed £480.
14.1.1939: Sold to Loyal Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
1.2.1939: Registered at Grimsby (GY28).
15.4.1939: Registered at Grimsby as REGAL (GY28).
9.1939: Requisitioned for war service as an anti-submarine trawler (P.No.FY.180).
10.1939: Sold to The Admiralty (£22,561).
23.10.1939: Grimsby registry closed.
7.1941: At Dundee with M/S Group 77.
20.10.1945: A Control Committee was formed to manage Hull and Grimsby trawlers which had been bought by the Admiralty pre war and were being offered for sale back to their original owners. The owners who bought back these vessels and wanted to take part in the scheme agreed to register the trawlers under the Hull Ice Co. Ltd and profits were shared. Management of the trawlers was given to the companies which had bought them.
3.1946: Sold to The Hull Ice Co Ltd, Hull.
3.1946: Registered at Grimsby (GY208).
16.11.1946: Sold to Great Grimsby & East Coast Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby for £1.
6.1947: Registered at Grimsby as NUBIA (GY208).
3.1948: Sold to Henriksen & Co Ltd, Hull.
6.1948: Grimsby registry closed.
18.6.1948: Registered at Hull as TERVANI (H530).
4.5.1950: Fishing off the northern Norwegian coast arrested by a Norwegian corvette for alleged illegal fishing.
5.2.1950: At court in Hammerfest, Sk. William Hastie was fined £750 with £1000 confiscation charges, for illegal trawling inside the Norwegian limits.
8.8.1956: On an Icelandic trip, J. Rice, Mate, put ashore in Iceland.
17.11.1956: Sailed Hull for Iceland last trip before sale (Sk. G. Carrick).
11.12.1956: At Hull landed 645 kits grossed £2,478.
17.12.1956: Sold to Fern Leaf Co Ltd, Fleetwood (William Newton, manager).
1957: Management transferred to Hewett Vessels Management Ltd, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD61).
18.8.1959: Sold to Sun Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood.
10.1959: Sold to Jacques Bakker en Zonen, Bruges for breaking up.
8.10.1959: Sailed Fleetwood for Bruges.
13.10.1959: Delivered Bruges.

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S.T. Regal GY28

S.T. Regal GY28
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

08/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.