Additional information by Barry Banham
Seasonal and wartime visitor
Official Number: 135784
Yard Number: 383
Gross Tonnage: 100
Net Tonnage: 42
Breadth: 18.6 ft
Depth: 9.0 ft
Built: John Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Elliott & Garrood Ltd, Beccles
1913: Launched by John Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.393) for Waveney Steam Drift Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft as WIVENHOE.
12.1913: Completed (Arthur Gouldby, Kessingland, manager).
10.1.1914: Registered at Lowestoft (LT336).
9.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an A/S net drifter (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1868). Based Aegean Sea.
1919: Returned to owner.
1920/1930s: Seasonal fishing from Padstow and Fleetwood (New Docks Steam Trawling Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, managing agents).
27.6.1928: Typical landing at Fleetwood, 50 boxes.
18.7.1935: Arrived Fleetwood with drifter/trawler RIG (R139) in tow having been picked up disabled with boiler trouble.
26.1.1937: Sold to P. W. Watson & Sons Ltd, Lowestoft (Alan Howard Watson, Beccles, manager).
19.5.1937: Registered at Lowestoft as COAST BREEZE (LT336).
Pre 1943-1945: Fishing out of Fleetwood.
29.4.1943: Typical wartime landing, Home Waters. 69 kits – cod/codling-2, whiting-51, flats-8, roker-6, gurnard-1, sole & prime-2.
31.5.1944: Sold to The Breeze Co (Lowestoft) Ltd, Lowestoft (Alan Howard Watson, Beccles, manager).
9.1957: Sold to Jacques Bakker en Zonen, Bruges for breaking up.
4.10.1957: Sailed Lowestoft for Bruges (Sk. Scarlett).
6.10.1957: Delivered Bruges.
22.11.1957: Lowestoft registry closed.
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29/09/2010: Page published. 3 updates since then.
09/07/2016: Picture added.
30/09/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
16/08/2021: Updated history.
11/10/2021: Added image.