S.T. Maud FD40


Official Number: 122932
Yard Number: 80
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 223
Net Tonnage: 79
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole


2.9.1905: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.80) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as MAUD.
30.9.1905: James Herbert Marr, appointed as manager.
6.10.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD40).
10.1905: Completed.
21.11.1907: Sold to Eliza Cockcroft, Hebden Bridge (16/64); John Sutcliffe, Hebden Bridge (16/64); William Henry Sutcliffe, Blackpool (20/64) & Thomas Craston White, Fleetwood (12/64) for £6150.
23.11.1907: William Henry Sutcliffe appointed manager.
22.12.1907: Sixteen shares (E. Cockcroft) and sixteen shares (J. Sutcliffe) mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A) & (B).
23.12.1907: Twenty shares (W. H. Sutcliffe) and twelve shares (T. C. White) mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd,London ((C) & (D).
26.9.1908: John Sutcliffe, Hebden Bridge died.
12.10.1908: Shares (16/64) left to John William Cockcroft, Shuttleworth and Wilfred Ogden, Hebden Bridge.
3.7.1909: John Potter (Rockcliffe Steam Fishing Co Ltd) appointed manager.
10.11.1910: Sold to The Lancashire Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (James A. Robertson, manager).
19.1.1912: Outward for North Channel grounds missed the Bahama lightship ran ashore at Cornaah, Isle of Man severing submarine cable between Port Cornaah – St Bees Head with her propeller. Crew rescued with assistance of local farmers.
25.1.1912: Cable repaired by MONARCH.
10.2.1912: Off Cornish coast in tow for Hull. In heavy weather shipped several seas and became waterlogged. Crew of nine left in boat and were picked up by London tug CHALLENGE and landed at Falmouth.
11.2.1912: Vessel foundered and washed into Kynance Cove, near Lizard Point.
2.3.1912: Fleetwood registry closed.

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S.T. Maud FD40

S.T. Maud FD40
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

S.T.Maud FD40 wrecked at Kynance Cove

S.T. Maud FD40 wrecked at Kynance Cove

22/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
31/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.