S.D/T. Vera Creina LT758 (Seasonal)
Copyright Barry Banham for FMHT
Official Number: 130009
Gross Tonnage: 80
Net Tonnage: 35
Length: 83.2 ft
Breadth: 18.1 ft
Draught: 8.7 ft
Engine: C.2-cyl by Crabtree & Co Ltd, Gt Yarmouth
Boiler: Riley Bros (Boilermakers) Ltd, Stockton on Tees
Built: Crabtree & Co Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth
1911: Launched by Crabtree & Co Ltd, Gt. Yarmouth (Yd.No.128) for William J. Head & George Kilwick Wright, Belvedere, Kent (joint owners) as VERA CREINA.
4.1911: Completed (William J. Head, managing owner).
22.4.1911: Registered at Lowestoft (LT758).
18.10.1913: Sold to Head & Wright Ltd, Lowestoft.
9.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an A/S net drifter (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1865).
1919: Returned to owner.
4.9.1925: At Lowestoft, nets damaged by fire.
1930s: Seasonal fishing from Fleetwood (Alex Keay, managing agent).
9.10.1939: Stranded on Bacton beach.
11.10.1939: Refloated by tug.
1940-1945: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1943: Harold Frank Weeks, Fleetwood appointed manager.
12.2.1946: Sold to Jubilee Fishing Co Ltd, London (Samuel Stewart, manager).
12.8.1953: Sold to Colne Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft (Denis Stephens, manager).
1954: Sold for breaking up.
30.7.1954: Lowestoft registry closed.
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