Copyright 2010 Barry Banham for FMHT.
Official Number: 144158
Yard Number: 1019
Gross Tonnage: 127
Net Tonnage: 55
Length: 94.3 ft
Breadth: 19.6 ft
Depth: 10.0 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
24.4.1928: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1019) for Bloomfields Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth as HILDA COOPER.
11.6.1928: Registered at Yarmouth (YH392).
19.6.1928: Completed (Neil Mackay, manager).
1930s: Seasonal white fish trawling from Fleetwood (Bloomfields Ltd, managers) and Padstow.
1.9.1939: Requisitioned for war service on Examining Service (P.No.FY.1949) (Hire rate £63.2.10d/month).
10.1944: Transferred to miscellaneous Naval duties.
1945: Returned to owner.
24.10.1949: At Gt. Yarmouth landed 195 crans of herring.
9.2.1956: Sold to Putford Enterprises Ltd, Paignton (John Hashim, Walberswick, Southwold, manager).
8.1957: Converted and fitted with 3-cyl 4 stroke 300bhp oil engine by A.K. Diesels Ltd, Lowestoft.
31.8.1957: Renamed SPECIOUS (YH392).
1967: Sold to T. G. Darling & Co Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft for breaking up.
1.1968: Arrived Oulton Broad.
30.10.1968: Yarmouth registry closed.
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25/04/2010: Page published. 3 updates since then.
09/07/2010: Removed FMHT watermark from image.