S.T. Wrenthorpe FD80

Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall and David Slinger


Official Number: 122944
Yard Number: 264
Completed: 1906
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 73
Length: 125.4 ft
Breadth: 21.7 ft
Depth: 9.0 ft
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollockshaws, Glasgow


2q1906: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.264) for Tettenhall Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood as WRENTHORPE.
8.9.1906: Registered at Fleetwood (FD80), Louis Cohen, Norbreck appointed manager.
8.9.1906: Mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
9.1906: Completed.
11.8.1909: Mortgaged to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (B). James H Marr appointed manager.
9.10.1913: Mortgage (A) discharged.
10.10.1913: Mortgage (B) discharged.
10.10.1913: Mortgaged to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (C).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 91.19 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1534).
2.12.1916: James A. Robertson appointed manager.
10.10.1918: Mortgage (C) discharged.
18.10.1918: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood.
1919: Returned.
18.10.1919: James A. Robertson appointed manager.
7.11.1924: Alan Marr appointed manager.
4.1.1926: Joseph Arthur Marr appointed manager.
1927: Sold to John Baxter, Aberdeen (c/o The Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd) for £2500.
2.5.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
16.6.1928: Registered at Aberdeen (A351).
6.6.1933: Reported that 25 miles off Aberdeen picked up Bjarni Oysteinsen, a Norwegian fisherman on passage from Bergen in a 20ft boat.
1936: Sold for breaking up.
12.11.1936: Aberdeen registry closed “Broken up”.

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S.T. Wrenthorpe FD80

S.T. Wrenthorpe FD80
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

08/01/2009: Page published. 7 updates since then.
18/08/2018: Information updated.
15/11/2018: Image added.