S.T. Alonso H887
Official Number: 123260
Yard Number: 319
Gross Tonnage: 172
Net Tonnage: 66
Length: 108.8 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Draught: 11.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Built: Mackie & Thomson, Govan
1906: Launched by Mackie & Thomson, Govan (Yd.No.319) for Hellyer’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as ALONSO.
25.6.1906: Registered at Hull (H887).
6.1906: Completed (Charles Hellyer, manager).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 66 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
21.5.1924: Sold to Mons Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (E. Headspith, manager).
15.10.1934: Sold to Ocean Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (W. C. Farrow, manager).
1935: Sold to Colin H. Bran, Milford Haven.
4.1938: With GOZO (H545) converted for Spanish pareja trawling method.
15.9.1938: Offered for sale by auction at Milford (along with Cairo (H550)) & GOZO (H545)). Sold to Fred Parkes, Blackpool.
31.3.1939: Sold to Fred Parkes, Blackpool & C. L. Wilbraham, Hull (C. L. Wilbraham, manager).
15.8.1940: Sold to Wellvale Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (C. L. Wilbraham, manager).
1942: Sold to Hull Merchants Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd, Hull (A. Bailey & J. Balderson, managers).
13.1.1944: On a North Sea trip, missing cause unknown. Hull registry closed.
(Crew: Skipper George Underhill (68); William Abbott (39), Mate; Joseph Marr (52), Third Hand; John H. Chapman (54), Bosun; Harold Coultas (34), Ch Eng; Eric Smith (30), 2nd Eng; Robert H. Easter (29), Charles E. Osborne (44) and Arthur E. Smith (36), Spare Hands; Charles W. Gibson, Fireman/trimmer; George E. Croft (43), Trimmer and James F. Coull (71), Cook)
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