S.T. Glenella H333

In Marr (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port.

Technical

Official Number: 163950
Yard Number: 1127
Completed: 1934
Gross Tonnage: 457
Net Tonnage: 185
Length: 161.0 ft
Breadth: 26.6 ft
Depth: 14.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby

History

11.9.1934: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1127) for Hudson Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as CAPE BARFLEUR.
23.10.1934: Registered at Hull (H105).
30.10.1934: Completed (Archibald Hudson, Hessle, manager).
5.11.1934: Sailed Hull on first trip to Bear Island grounds (Sk. James Myers).
28.11.1934: At Hull landed 2,000 kits grossed £1,020.
9.1935: As a result of the Abyssinian crisis and failure of British diplomacy, the Government authorised The Admiralty to procure twenty modern trawlers for conversion to minor war vessels.
1938: In the Naval Estimates The Admiralty was authorised to purchase further modern trawlers for conversion to anti submarine vessels.
2.1939: Sold to The Admiralty (£19,260) following successful trials.
27.2.1939: Hull registry closed. Fitted out as a “Gem” class anti-submarine trawler. Renamed HMTrawler AMBER (P.No.T.88).
1.9.1939: Based Alexandria/Port Said with 4th Anti Submarine Group.
6.1940: At Aden (Boatswain H W Clark).
1.1941: At Aden (Actg S/Lieut. P Le M Andrews RNR).
7.1941: At Port Said (Act Ty Lieut. S. Barrie RNR).
1946: Sold to Eton Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (George Gillard, manager).
9.1946: Completed refit and classified as steam trawler.
9.1946: Remeasured after re-classification 473g 188n.
8.10.1946: Registered at Hull as ETONIAN (H333).
9.10.1946: Sailed Hull on first trip to Bear Island (Sk. H. Lead).
5.11.1946: At Hull landed 2,011 kits grosed £4,662.
19.9.1950: Sold to Boyd Line Ltd, Hull (T. W. Boyd, manager).
12.10.1950: Registered at Hull as ARCTIC CRUSADER (H333).
19.5.1952: Sold to Eton Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (George Gillard, manager).
29.3.1952: Registered at Hull as ETONIAN (H333).
5.3.1954: Sailed Hull for Iceland last trip before sale (Sk.A. Hinchcliffe).
27.3.1954: Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, Hull, manager) for £27,250.
29.3.1954: At Hull landed 2,311 kits grossed £3,642.
1.4.1954: Sailed Hull for Iceland first trip for new owners (Sk. A. Hinchcliffe).
23.4.1954: At Hull landed 1,502 kits grossed £4,541.
6.4.1955: Registered at Hull as GLENELLA (H333).
1957: Sold to BISCO and allocated to J. J. King & Co Ltd, Gateshead for breaking up.
13.5.1957: Arrived River Tyne. Hull registry closed.

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S.T. Cape Barfleur H105

S.T. Cape Barfleur H105
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Cape Barfleur H105

S.T. Cape Barfleur H105
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Glenella H333

S.T. Glenella H333
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection


S.T. Glenella H333

S.T. Glenella H333
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

Changelog

20/06/2011: Page published. 10 updates since then.
06/06/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.