S.D/T. Ocean Toiler YH312 (Seasonal)

Wooden Built
Copyright 2010 Barry Banham for FMHT.


Official Number: 137579
Yard Number: 19
Completed: 1915
Gross Tonnage: 98
Net Tonnage: 47
Length: 88.3 ft
Breadth: 19.5 ft
Depth: 9.8 ft
Engine; C.2-cyl by F. W. Carver & Co Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth
Boiler: Riley Brothers (Boilermakers) Ltd, Stockton on Tees


1915: Completed by Colby Brothers Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft (Yd.No.19) for Bloomfields Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth as OCEAN TOILER.
24.9.1915: Registered at Yarmouth (YH312) (James Bloomfield, manager).
1920- 1939: Seine net fishing out of herring season and undertook trials with Spanish pareja trawl with OCEAN PIONEER (YH189) at Fleetwood (Bloomfields Ltd, Fleetwood, managing agents) (Latterly Sk. Phillip Smith, Gt. Yarmouth).
22.12.1922: Neil Mackay appointed manager.
13.10.1924: At Gt. Yarmouth landed 160 crans of herring.
19.10.1930: At Gt. Yarmouth landed 172 crans.
24.4.1940: Requisitioned for war service for boom working duties (P.No.FY.1947) (Hire rate £23.0.0d/month).
1.1946: Returned to owner. Laid up south of Breydon Bridge, Gt. Yarmouth.
8.4.1947: Sold to George Richard Newson, Winterton, Gt. Yarmouth. Did not return to fishing.
1949: Broken up possibly at Oulton Broad, Lowestoft.
17.1.1951: Yarmouth registry closed.

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S.D/T. Ocean Toiler YH312

S.D/T. Ocean Toiler YH312

S.D/T. Ocean Toiler YH312

S.D/T. Ocean Toiler YH312
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26/04/2010: Page published. 6 updates since then.
09/07/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.