S.T. Merlin GY190

Technical

Official Number: 110889
Yard Number: 228
Completed: 1899
Gross Tonnage: 186
Net Tonnage: 75
Length: 110.0
Breadth: 21.2
Depth: 11.2 ft
Engine: 310ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Selby

History

1899: Launched by Cochrane & Cooper Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.228) for Thomas Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby as MERLIN.
22.6.1899: Completed.
23.6.1899: Registered at Grimsby (GY190). Thomas Baskcomb appointed manager.
26.6.1899: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to William Nainby, Thorganby Hall (A).
17.1.1911: Mortgage (A) discharged.
20.1.1911: Sold to The South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
21.1.1911: Alick Black, Grimsby appointed manager.
28.1.1911: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (B).
10.1912: New boiler.
10.12.1912: Mortgage (B) discharged.
19.12.1912: Sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby.
21.12.1912: Thomas W. Baskcomb appointed manager.
21.12.1912: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (C).
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1794).
13.10.1915: Mortgage (C) discharged.
29.2.1916: Sold to The Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
27.3.1916: Alick Black appointed manager.
10.8.1916: Sold to Henry Croft Baker (64/64), Cleethorpes.
10.8.1916: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint Stock Bank Ltd, London (D).
11.8.1916: Henry Croft Baker sold (48/64) shares to John Lawrance Green (16/64), Grimsby; to Caroline Shute (11/64), Cleethorpes; to John Nutley (3/64), Cleethorpes; to Ernest Mumby Nutley (4/64), Grimsby; to Arthur Jackson Nutley (4/64), Cleethorpes and to Cyril Bernard Christy (10/64), Cleethorpes.
11.8.1916: Henry Croft Baker & John Lawrance Green appointed managers.
19.9.1917: Mortgage (D) discharged.
23.10.1917: Henry Croft Baker (16/64) sold (4/64) shares to Claude Harold Goude (4/64), Grimsby.
27.12.1917: Caroline Shute mortgaged (11/64) shares to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (E). Based Egypt.
1.10.1918: Mortgagee re-styled London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London.
14.1.1919: John Nutley died.
1920: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
12.4.1920: Mortgage (E) discharged.
12.4.1920: Caroline Shute (11/64) shares sold to Rowland Hill (11/64), Grimsby.
19.4.1920: Claude Harold Goude (4/64) shares sold to Henry Croft Baker (16/64), Grimsby.
20.8.1920: Ernest Mumby Nutley (4/64) shares sold to Rowland Hill (15/64), Grimsby.
20.8.1920: Arthur Jackson Nutley (4/64) shares sold to Rowland Hill (19/64), Grimsby.
3.9.1920: Probate for will of John Nutley granted to sole executrix Rosina Victoria Nutley (3/64), Grimsby.
1.6.1922: Rosina Victoria Nutley died.
21.11.1922: Probate granted to sole executor Fred Skelton (3/64), Cleethorpes.
15.12.1922: Fred Skelton (3/64) shares sold to Henry Croft Baker (19/64), Cleethorpes.
15.12.1922: Cyril Bernard Christy (5/64) shares sold to Henry Croft Baker (24/64), Cleethorpes.
15.12.1922: Cyril Bernard Christy (5/64) shares sold to John Lawrance Green (21/64), Grimsby.
29.12.1922: Henry Croft Baker, Cleethorpes & John Lawrance Green appointed managers.
29.12.1922: Henry Croft Baker (24/64), John Laurance Green (21/64) and Rowland Hill (19/64) sold shares to Savoy Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
9.1.1923: Henry Croft Baker & John Lawrance Green appointed manager.
17.10.1924: Savoy Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64) shares sold to Henry Peregrine Capron (16/64), Cleethorpes; Joseph Shephard (16/64), Cleethorpes; Robert Daniel Roberts (16/64), Cleethorpes and Edmund Percy Peters (16/64), Grimsby.
18.10.1924: Henry Peregrine Capron appointed manager.
26.8.1926: Henry Peregrine Capron (16.64), Cleethorpes; Joseph Shephard (16/64), Cleethorpes; Robert Daniel Roberts (16/64), Cleethorpes and Edmund Percy Peters (16/64), Grimsby shares sold to Orontes Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
7.9 1926: William Hollingsworth Johnston appointed manager.
11.2.1932: Vessel mortgaged to William H. Johnston, Grimsby for the sum of £500 with interest at 5% (F).
17.11.1932: Mortgage (F) discharged.
17.11.1932: Sold to Filey United Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Scarborough.
22.11.1932: Richard Ferguson Cammish, Filey appointed manager.
31.5.1933: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (G).
18.11.1936: Mortgage (G) discharged.
3.1937: Sold for breaking up.
25.3.1937: Grimsby registry closed “Vessel broken up”.

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S.T. Merlin GY190

S.T. Merlin GY190
Picture courtesy of Alan Hirst

S.T. Merlin GY190

S.T. Merlin GY190
Picture from The George Scales Collection courtesy of George Westwood

Changelog

10/03/2009: Page published. 7 updates since then.
04/06/2018: Removed FMHT watermark from image.