S.T. Thunderstone GY907


Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow

Technical

Official Number: 135967
Yard Number: 276
Completed: 1913
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 112
Length: 117 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 11.7 ft
Built: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Engine: 430ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

21.6.1913: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.276) for The North Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as THUNDERSTONE.
20.8.1913: Alick (Alec) Black appointed manager.
23.8.1913: Registered at Grimsby (GY907).
8.1913: Completed.
17.9.1913: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The Union of London & Smiths Bank Ltd, London (A).
4.1915: Requisitioned for war service.
23.4.1915: Commissioned.
24.4.1915: Arrived Devonport. Fitted out as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1755).
9.10.1915: Mortgage (A) discharged.
11.10.1915: Sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby. Thomas Willam Baskcomb appointed manager.
12.10.1915: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (B).
22.2.1917: Mortgagee re-styled Barclays Bank Ltd, London. Based Egypt.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
10.7.1919: Mortgage (B) discharged.
10.7.1919: Sold to Harry Wood & Co (Grimsby) Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
29.7.1919: Harry Wood appointed manager.
8.8.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London (C).
11.8.1923: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (C) to The Pelham Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
15.8.1923: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager.
1925: Transferred to Fleetwood.
19.9.1928: Sold to The Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
20.9.1928: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager. Returned to Grimsby.
20.4.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a barrage balloon vessel (Hire rate £58.2.6d/month).
10.12.1940: Sold to Sir Alec Black, Bart (64/64), Grimsby.
12.12.1940: Sir Alec Black, Bart appointed manager
11.1941: Paid off for repair at Aberdeen.
28.6.1942: Sir Alec Black died.
16.1.1943: Probate granted. Transferred to Public Trustee, London & John Edgar Harrison, Grimsby (joint owners).
3.2.1943: John Edgar Harrison appointed manager.
8.2.1943: Sold to Shire Trawlers Ltd, London.
10.2.1943: William Alfred Bennett, Sanderstead, Surrey appointed manager.
24.8.1943: Returned.
25.5.1944: Sold to Parkholme Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
2.6.1944: Harvey Wilfred Wilson, Grimsby appointed manager.
10.6.1944: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (D).
30.12.1944: Mortgage (D) discharged.
30.7.1949: Sold to Trawlers Grimsby Ltd (64/64), Grimsby. Harvey Wilfred Wilson appointed manager.
10.4.1953: Sold to Derwent Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby.
11.4.1953: Harvey Wilfred Wilson appointed manager.
9.2.1955: John C. Ross appointed manager.
14.11.1956: Sold to Forward Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
15.11.1956: Fred Bannister appointed manager.
4.1962: Sold to Van den Bossche & Co, Boom for breaking up.
17.4.1962: Arrived Boom.
29.10.1962: Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Thunderstone GY907

S.T. Thunderstone GY907
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S.T. Thunderstone GY907

S.T. Thunderstone GY907
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S.T. Thunderstone GY907

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Changelog

15/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
23/04/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

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