S.T. Curtana GY369

In Marr ownership. Did not fish from Fleetwood


Official Number: 160873
Yard Number: 534
Completed: 1929
Gross Tonnage: 354
Net Tonnage: 149
Length: 140.2 ft
Breadth: 24.6 ft
Depth: 13.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley


20.11.1929: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.534) for Jutland Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd, Hull as LADY ENID.
17.12.1929: Registered at Hull (H172).
20.12.1929: Completed (A. Cargill, manager).
29.1.1937: Sailed Hull for Norway Coast grounds last trip before sale (Sk. Brazendale).
20.2.1937: At Hull landed 1,786 kits grossed £573.
3.1937: Sold to The Loyal Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
12.3.1937: Hull registry closed.
13.3.1937: Registered at Grimsby (GY369) (Bill Butt appointed manager).
2.6.1937: Mortgaged to Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
29.6.1937: Registered at Grimsby as CURTANA (GY369).
28.6.1938: Arthur Wright Butt appointed manager.
31.8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.674) (Hire rate £166.13.6d/month).
24.4.1945: Mortgage (A) discharged.
10.1945: Returned to owner.
4.1946: Reclassed at Grimsby.
21.8.1953: Sold to J. Marr & son Ltd, Fleetwood for £9000 and used for WFA lay up scheme and fishing quota.
24.8.1953: Geoffrey Edwards Marr, Hull, appointed manager.
31.8.1953: Moved from Fish Dock to lay up in Alexandra Dock, Grimsby (Surveys overdue).
1.4.1954: Transferred to J. W. Draper & Sons Ltd, Grimsby, for stripping and subsequent breaking up.
28.7.1955: Moved to Fish Dock. Hull side slipped in Fish Dock for final breaking.
29.8.1955: Grimsby registry closed “Vessel broken up”.

Note: From Grimsby Register and other documents it appears that J. Marr & Son Ltd retained legal title to the vessel with J. W. Draper & Sons Ltd as the breaker.

Click to enlarge image

S.T. Lady Enid FD4

S.T. Lady Enid GY369
Picture from the Internet

HMT Curtana

HMT Curtana
Picture reproduced under IWM Non-Commercial Licence

22/07/2012: Page published.
02/09/2015: Picture added.
07/02/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.