S.T. North Cape FR239

Additional information courtesy of Douglas Paterson

Trawler/liner/herring carrier


Official Number: 94537
Yard Number: 253
Completed: 1889
Gross Tonnage: 121
Net Tonnage: 14
Length: 95.2 ft
Breadth: 19.6 ft
Depth: 10.1 feet
Engine: C.2-cyl and boiler by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen


8.10.1889: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.253) for William Pyper, Aberdeen as NORTH CAPE.
17.10.1889: Registered at Aberdeen (A372).
11.1889: Completed (William Pyper, manager).
1889: Sold to Cie de Pesca, Lisbon (Machado & Co, managers).
9.11.1889: Aberdeen registry closed.
1890: Re-measured 138g 33n 97.0 x 20.2 x 10.4 feet.
1890: Registered at Lisbon as MACHADO(B458).
1907: Sold to A. J. Tulloch, Aberdeen.
7.1907: Lisbon registry closed.
8.7.1907: Registered at Aberdeen as NORTH CAPE (A147).
12.7.1907: Sold to Peter Bruce Snr, St. Combs (managing owner).
15.7.1907: Aberdeen registry closed.
1907: Re-measured 122g 44n 95.2 x 19.6 x 10.1 feet.
7.1907: Registered at Fraserburgh (FR239).
1912: William Noble, Fraserburgh, managing owner.
1914: Sold to R. Milne & James M. Davidson, Glasgow (James M. Davidson managing owner). Employed as a herring carrier.
1917: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1917: Sold to Alick (Alec) Black, Grimsby ( managing owner).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
1918: Sold to The South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Sir Alec Black, Bart, manager).
1.6.1918: Fraserburgh registry closed.
3.6.1918: Registered at Grimsby (GY1145).
1919: Released.
13.1.1919: Sold to Charles McC. Woods, Larne Harbour, Co.Antrim (managing owner).
16.1.1919: Grimsby registry closed.
1.1919: Registered at Belfast (B3). Employed as a herring carrier.
1922: Sold to John Murray, Saltcoats, Ayr (managing owner). Employed as a herring carrier.
1923: Sold to William J. Garscadden, Glasgow (managing owner).
2.1925: Sold for breaking up. Belfast registry closed.


30/04/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.