In Marr (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port
Official Number: 160875
Yard Number: 535
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
2.12.1929: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.535) for Jutland Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd, Hull as LADY MARGOT.
6.1.1930: Registered at Hull (H188).
8.1.1929: Completed (Arthur Cargill, manager).
1.3.1937: Sailed Hull for Bear Island (and Norway Coast) grounds last trip before sale (Sk. J. Walker).
22.3.1937: At Hull landed 1,957 kits grossed £1.230.
23.3.1937: Sold to The Standard Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
30.3.1937: Hull registry closed.
31.3.1937: Bill Butt appointed manager.
31.3.1937: Registered at Grimsby (GY376).
2.6.1937: Mortgaged to Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
16.6.1937: Registered at Grimsby as SICYON (GY376).
8.4.1938: Bill Butt appointed manager.
28.6.1938: Arthur Wright Butt appointed manager.
4.8.1939: Re measured – 344.29g 154.61n (Certificate of Survey dated at Grimsby 14.7.1939).
9.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.669) (Hire rate £170.11.4d/month).
24.4.1945: Mortgage (A) discharged.
13.7.1946: Returned to owner.
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.
1.4.1954: Transferred to J. W. Draper & Sons Ltd, Grimsby, as beneficial owner, for stripping and subsequent breaking up.
21.10.1955: Moved to Fish Dock. Piecemeal breaking of hull commenced.
9.3.1957: Grimsby registry closed “Vessel broken up. Advice received from beneficial owner”.
Note: From Grimsby Register and other documentation it appears that J. Marr & Son Ltd retained legal title to the vessel with J. W. Draper & Sons Ltd as the beneficial owner.
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22/07/2010: Page published. 6 updates since then.
05/09/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.