S.T. Wallena FD82


Official Number: 135998
Yard Number: 261a
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 112
Length: 117 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Engine: 66nhp T.3-cyl by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley


17.12.1913: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.261A) for Walter Olney (64/64), Fleetwood as WALLENA.
3.3.1914: Registered at Grimsby (GY12). Walter Olney designated managing owner.
3.1914: Completed.
20.3.1914: Vessel mortgaged (all 64 shares) to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
1.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.907).
2.10.1915: Mortgage (A) discharged.
4.10.1915: Sold to The Neva Steam Trawlers Ltd, Blackpool.
5.10.1915: Mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (B).
8.10.1915: Ernest Tomlinson appointed manager.
8.7.1917: Ernest Tomlinson & Joseph A. Taylor, appointed managers.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
5.3.1919: Grimsby registry closed.
10.3.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD82).
1924: Mortgage (B) discharged.
1924: Sold to James N. & Harold Bacon, Grimsby (William W. Brierley, manager).
28.11.1924: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.12.1924: Registered at Grimsby (GY132).
9.1930: Sold to Kottingham Trawling Co, Grimsby (James N. Bacon, manager).
27.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.832)(Hire rate £60.0.0d/month).
1942: Based Granton M/S Group 105.
1944: Sold to Parkholme Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Harvey Wilfred Wilson, Grimsby, manager).
4.1945: Fitted out for boom defence gate duties.
11.1945: Returned.
11.9.1946: Laid up in Grimsby.
1949: Sold to John R. Hepworth & Co Ltd, Paull for breaking up.
27.7.1949: Left Grimsby in tow for Paull.
9.1949: Grimsby registry closed.”

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S.T. Wallena FD82

S.T. Wallena FD82
Picture courtesy of Mark Stopper

HMT Wallena

HMT Wallena
Picture courtesy of The Imperial War Museum

S.T. Wallena Ship's Bell

S.T. Wallena Ship’s Bell
Picture courtesy of Michael Claridge

08/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
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