S.T. Forward II GY98

Additional material courtesy of Bill Blow and NE Lincs Archives

Technical

Official Number: 122713
Yard Number: 355
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 250
Net Tonnage: 105
Length: 127.0 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 11.4 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons, Selby
Engine: 450ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

14.11.1905: Launched by Cochrane & Sons, Selby (Yd.No.355) for Edward Cyril Grant (64/64), Grimsby as FORWARD.
20.1.1906: Registered at Grimsby (GY98).
25.1.1906: Completed (Edward C. Grant managing owner).
30.1.1906: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The York City & County Banking Co Ltd, York (A).
31.1.1906: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Willam Somerville Letten & George Somerville Letten, Grimsby (joint mortgagees).
1.5.1906: Mortgage (A) discharged.
29.10.1910: Mortgage (B) discharged.
22.1.1913: Sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby
23.1.1913: Shares (48/64) sold to Ernest Davy Baxter (8/64), John Henry Bryant (8/64), Ernest James Baskcomb (8/64), Charles Richard Baskcomb (8/64) and John Lawrence Green (16/64), all Grimsby.
23.1.1913: Thomas William Baskcomb designated managing owner.
23.1.1913: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (C).
11.9.1913: Ernest Davy Baxter (8/64), John Henry Bryant (8/64) and John Lawrence Green (16/64) shares sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (48/64), Grimsby.
8.10.1913: Ernest James Baskcomb (8/64), Charles Richard Baskcomb (8/64) shares sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby.
31.12.1913: Vessel mortgaged to Barclay & Co Ltd, London (D).
6.1.1914: Mortgage (C) discharged.
4.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.1409).
17.5.1915: Registered at Grimsby as FORWARD II. (BoT Minute M.12227 dated 11.5.1915). Based Buncrana.
13.10.1915: Mortgage (D) discharged.
2.12.1915: Sold to Rowland Hill (64/64), Grimsby.
3.12.1915: Walter Harold Beeley appointed manager.
4.12.1915: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank of England Ltd, London (E).
27.1.1917: Mortgage (E) discharged.
1.2.1917: Sold to Jasper George Smith (32/64), Kingsland, Midx and Albert William Green (32/64), Grimsby.
1.2.1917: Albert William Green designated managing owner.
1.2.1917: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank of England Ltd, London (F).
1.2.1917: Albert William Green (32/64) shares mortgaged to Jennie Green, Cleethorpes for the sum of £700 with interest at 6% (G).
8.4.1918: Mortgagee re-styled National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
19.10.1920: Mortgage (G) discharged.
20.10.1920: Jasper George Smith (32/64) shares sold to Albert William Green (64/64), Grimsby.
21.10.1920: Vessel mortgaged to Jasper George Smith, Kingsland, Midx for the sum of £7,500 with interest at 8% (H).
22.10.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Jennie Green, Cleethorpes for the sum of £500 with interest at 8%.
19.11.1920: Mortgage (F) discharged.
14.10.1922: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (H) to Grimsby Trawler Owners Direct Fish Supply Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
7.11.1922: Thomas William Baskcomb, appointed manager.
1.4.1923: Sold to Thomas William Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby.
17.8.1923: Thomas William Baskcomb designated managing owner.
4.8.1923: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Grimsby Trawler Owners Direct Fish Supply Co Ltd, Grimsby (J).
30.6.1924: Mortgage (J) transferred to Harry Allen Baskcomb, Grimsby.
31.3.1925: Mortgage (J) discharged.
1.4.1925: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Harry Allen Baskcomb, Grimsby (K).
1.4.1925: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Grimsby Trawler Owners Direct Fish Supply Co Ltd, Grimsby (L).
13.11.1937: Mortgage (L) discharged.
11.12.1937: Mortgage (K) discharged.
12.1937: Sold for breaking up.
13.12.1937: Grimsby registry closed “Vessel sold for breaking up”.

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S.T. Forward II GY98

S.T. Forward II GY98
Picture courtesy of The Steve Farrow Collection

Changelog
26/04/2012: Page published. 7 revisions since then.
08/10/2014: Picture added.
07/01/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image.