In Parkes (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from Fleetwood
Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 122692
Yard Number 342
Gross Tonnage: 240.45
Net Tonnage: 98.24
Length: 123.6 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons, Selby
Engine: 500ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Great Central Co-operative Engineering & Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby
22.4.1905: Launched by Cochrane & Sons, Selby (Yd.No.342) for Orient Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as JANUS.
24.6.1905: Registered at Grimsby (GY64).
24.6.1905: Frank Barratt appointed manager.
7.1.1907: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Jack Sutcliffe, Grimsby and Christopher Barber, Sheffield (joint mortgagees) for the sum of £6,000 with interest at 41/2% (A).
7.8.1913: Jack Sutcliffe died.
9.8.1914: Mortgagee became Christopher Barber.
25.8.1914: Mortgage (A) discharged.
25.8.1914: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Ernest Sutcliffe, Grimsby and Christopher Barber, Sheffield (joint mortgagees) for the sum of £6,000 with interest at 41/2% (B).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.325).
13.11.1914: At Lowestoft, parent ship HALCYON.
30.12.1914: Registered at Grimsby as JANUS II (GY64) (BoT Minute RG/M 849/1914).
10.9.1919: Mortgage (B) discharged.
1920: Returned to owner.
19.2.1920: Sold to Direct Fish Supplies Ltd, London.
19.2.1920: George William Payne Margarson appointed manager.
20.2.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (C).
3.12.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (D).
10.12.1920: Mortgage (C) discharged.
23.3.1922: Direct Fish Supplies Ltd in voluntary liquidation.
10.8.1922: Placed in compulsory liquidation.
6.9.1922: Sold by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (D) to Thomas William Baskcomb, Grimsby.
6.9.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (E).
12.9.1922: Thomas William Baskcomb designated managing owner.
22.10.1935: Sold by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (E) to Fred Parkes (64/64), Blackpool and Fleetwood.
19.10.1935: Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys appointed manager.
4.1936: Following survey, sold to shipbreakers.
26/09/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
04/03/2015: Information updated.
19/02/2021: Updated history.