S.T. Farnella H41

In Marr (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port.
Information © Mike Thompson for FMHT

Technical

Official Number: 183389
Yard Number: 802
Completed: 1949
Gross Tonnage: 684
Net Tonnage: 246
Length: 181.7 ft
Breadth: 30.6 ft
Depth: 15.1 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F

History

20.11.1948: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.802) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as FARNELLA.
9.3.1949: Completed (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, Hull, manager) and registered at Hull (H41). First Skipper, William Rendell Drever.
12.1.1952: Sold to Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (William George O’Dell, manager) for £145,000. Final cost of fitting out and fees, £147,209.4.6d.
2.1952: Escorted steam trawler YORKSHIRE ROSE (H16) 869 miles from Iceland to Hull; payment received £700.
8.2.1952: Registered at Hull as KINGSTON ANDALUSITE (H41).
27.10.1954: Shares in Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd taken over in equal amounts by Thomas Hamling & Co Ltd, Hellyer Bros Ltd & Hudson Brothers Trawlers Ltd for a payment of £226,000 each.
25.5.1959: Donald Holmes Swift appointed manager.
5.4.1961: Lawrence Hall Swaine appointed manager.
10.12.1961: Amalgamated with Associated Fisheries.
29.6.1966: Sold to Hellyer Brothers Ltd, Hull (Hellyer/Associated Fisheries) (Laurence Hall Swaine, manager).
25.1.1968: Sailed for Icelandic grounds (Sk. Len Whur).
5.2.1968: Stranded whilst entering Isafjordur, Iceland.
6.2.1968: Refloated, repaired for passage to Hull for permanent repair.
12.2.1968: At Hull landed 534 kits grossed £2,738.
26.11.1968: Sailed Hull for Icelandic grounds on last trip (Sk. T. Lawrence).
17.12.1968: At Hull landed 1265 kits grossed £6,047. Laid up.
14.2.1969: Sold to Van den Bossche & Co, Belgium for breaking up.
19.2.1969: Hull registry closed.
4.1969: Breaking up commenced at Boom.

Voyage totals 1953-1966:

1953: 326 days 27,238 kits £67,172.
1954: 325 days 29,609 kits £85,356.
1955: 329 days 36,076 kits £103,075.
1956: 328 days 35,568 kits £102,755.
1957: 325 days 23,095 kits £78,946.
1958: 334 days 24,873 kits £88,777.
1959: 336 days 26,821 kits £83,609.
1960: 337 days 25,712 kits £106,133.
1961: 328 days 21,630 kits £96,264.
1962: 347 days 25,275 kits £89,451.
1963: 334 days 21,040 kits £81,309.
1964: 329 days 21,570 kits £102,394.
1965: 319 days 22,612 kits £106,699.
1966: 303 days 22,494 kits £102,674.

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S.T. Farnella H41

S.T. Farnella H41
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Farnella H41

S.T. Farnella H41
Picture courtesy of Phil Smith

S.T. Kingston Andalusite H41

S.T. Kingston Andalusite H41
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

Changelog
09/06/2011: Page published. 7 revisions since then.
29/09/2014: Picture added.
15/12/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.