S.T. Akranes FD33


Official Number: 114418
Yard Number: 608
Completed: 1899
Gross tonnage: 184.03 (as built 178g)
Net Tonnage: 66.93 (as built 66n)
Length: 114.6 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 10.8 ft
Engine: 350ihp T.3-cyl by G. T. Grey, South Shields
Boiler: Jos. T. Eltringham, South Shields
Built: Edwards Brothers, North Shields


24.2.1899: Launched by Edwards Brothers, North Shields (Yd.No.608) for Fiskeri-og Handels-aktieselskabet “Isafold” (Isafold Fishing Co Ltd), Reykjavik, Iceland as AKRANES.
4.1899: Completed.
1900-1901: Reported fishing in Moray Firth with SPURIOUS PLN (RV1).
1901: Company in voluntary liquidation.
12.1901: Sold to Joseph Brown, Newcastle-upon-Tyne for £4,000.
12.1901: Remeasured 184.03g.
27.12.1901: Registered at Newcastle (Part I & IV) as AKRANES O.N.114418 (NE9).
1901: Sold to James Herbert Marr (64/64), Hull. James Herbert Marr designated managing owner.
29.5.1902: Transferred to the newly formed company J. Marr & Son Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood. James H. Marr designated manager.
5.7.1902: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
2.1905: Transferred to fish out of Fleetwood.
2.1905: Newcastle registry closed.
28.2.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD33).
5.5.1906: Mortgage (A) discharged.
11.3.1912: At Bodmin Petty Sessions, Sk. John Henry Bentley fined £20 with costs for fishing within the 3 mile limit between Tintagel Head and Trevose Head, Cornwall.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 73.40 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence trawler (Ad.No.NI). Based Scapa.
10.11.1916: Sold to Margaret Fawns (64/64) (daughter of Archibald Glen Brown), Granton.
11.11.1916: James A. Robertson designated manager.
14.11.1916: John Thomson, Leith designated manager.
22.11.1916: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Archibald Glen Brown, Granton (B).
22.3.1917: Mortgage (B) discharged.
23.3.1917: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to George Milne, Glasgow (C).
2.10.1917: Mortgage (C) discharged.
2.10.1917: Sold to Archibald Glen Brown, Granton.
10.1918: Sold to Ernest Davy Baxter (64/64), Grimsby.
17.10.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (D).
21.10.1918: Fleetwood registry closed.
24.10.1918: Registered at Grimsby (GY1219).
24.10.1918: Ernest Davy Baxter designated manager.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner after restoration at Goole.
15.2.1923: Sold by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (D) to Ernest James Baskcomb (64/64), Grimsby.
16.2.1923: Ernest James Baskcomb shares (2 x 21/64) sold to Charles Richard Baskcomb (21/64) and Stafford Sydney Northcote (21/64), both Grimsby.
16.2.1923: Ernest James Baskcomb designated manager.
2.9.1927: Ernest James Baskcomb died.
28.1.1928: Probate granted to Edith Eleanor Baskcomb (22/64), Grimsby.
3.5.1928: Charles Richard Baskcombe designated manager.
1.5.1928: Edith Eleanor Baskcomb shares (2 x 11/64) sold to Charles Richard Baskcomb (32/64) and Stafford Sydney Northcote (32/64), both Grimsby.
3.5.1928: Sold to Baskcomb & Northcote Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
8.1929: Sold to Nicolaas Maarleveld, IJmuiden.
29.8.1929: Grimsby registry closed.
8.1929: Registered at IJmuiden as ANNA JOSINA (IJM128).
1934: Sold to Zeevisscherij Maatschappij-Anna Josina, IJmuiden.
31.5.1936: Sold for breaking up. IJmuiden registry closed.

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S.T. Akranes FD33

S.T. Akranes FD33
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

S.T. Akranes FD33

S.T. Akranes FD33
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16/05/2012: Page published. 8 updates since then.
06/03/2015: Picture added.
08/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
12/06/2019: Minor information update.
19/08/2021: Updated technical details.
21/08/2021: Updated history.