S.T. Victoria Regina A590

Technical

Official Number: 105220
Yard Number: 366
Completed: 1897
Gross Tonnage: 146
Net Tonnage: 55
Length: 101.6 ft
Breadth: 20.1 ft
Depth: 10.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by A. Hall & Co, Aberdeen
Built: A. Hall & Co, Aberdeen

History

19.6.1897: Launched by A. Hall & Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.366) for William H. Dodds, Aberdeen (managing owner) as VICTORIA REGINA.
15.7.1897: Registered at North Shields (SN238).
7.1897: Completed.
1903: Sold to The “Dodds” Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (William H. Dodds, manager).
1913: Sold to Thomas Davidson, Aberdeen (managing owner).
25.9.1913: North Shields registry closed.
9.10.1913: Registered at Aberdeen (A590).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (Ad.No.320).
30.10.1918: Returned to owner at Aberdeen.
11.1935: Sold to John W. Kates, Fleetwood c/o Mair & Co, Fleetwood (The Sun Steam Trawling Co Ltd, managers).
12.12.1935: First landing at Fleetwood.
1938: Sold to Robert Hudson, Fleetwood (The Sun Steam Trawling Co Ltd, managers).
4.1939: Sold to Berrys (Stranraer) Ltd, Stranraer (James Berry, manager).
20.5.1939: Last landing at Fleetwood, 29 boxes grossed £35.
21.8.1939: Aberdeen registry closed “ceased fishing”. Registered at Stranraer.
7.11.1940: On passage Sanda towards Stranraer (Master William Buckley), in good visibility and fresh breeze, at 9.00 am stranded on Boiler Reef 1/4 mile from Sanda Lighthouse. All crew of nine rescued. Vessel Total loss. Stranraer registry closed.