S.D/T. Amalia LT241 (Seasonal)


Official Number: 149248
Yard Number: 1037
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 139
Net Tonnage: 47
Length: 102.5 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 9. 6ft
Engine:T.3-cyl by Industrieele Maats. “Hera”, Ijmuiden
Built: Gebr. Boot, Leiderdorp, The Netherlands


1917: Completed by Gebr. Boot, Leiderdorp, The Netherlands (Yd.No.1037) for N.V. Exploitatie & Administratie Maats “Shamrock I”, IJmuiden (S. Koster, manager) as AMALIA. Registered IJmuiden (IJM324).
12.1930: Sold to Hobsons & Co (Lowestoft) Ltd, Lowestoft (Charles W. Dance, manager) (£2550) to fish from Fleetwood.
12.1930: IJmuiden registry closed.
19.12.1930: Registered at Lowestoft (LT241).
20.11.1930: Sold to Vigilant Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft (J. C. Hayward, manager).
1930: G. F. Spashett appointed manager.
1932: Fishing from Lowestoft, Padstow, Milford and Fleetwood (Alex Keay, managing agent at Fleetwood).
12.4.1933: Sustained damage in collision with HERCULES (FD172).
1936: Fishing from Fleetwood (Alex Keay, managing agent).
13.4.1938: Damaged stern while berthing at Fleetwood.
1.7.1938: Sustained damage in collision with dredger at Fleetwood.
1.7.1938: Sustained broken tailshaft, THRIFTY (LT152) connected and delivered Fleetwood.
27.11.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No. FY.1502) (Hire rate £33.12.0d/month).
4.1943: Transferred to miscellaneous Naval duties.
3.1945: Returned to owner.
1946: Sold to Ole Vea, Akrehamn, Haugesund, Norway. Lowestoft registry closed. Registered at Haugesund as EGGÖY.
1949: Re-engined with 2stroke 4-cyl oil engine by Frederikshavns Jernst. & Msk., Frederikshavns.
1949: Re-measured 150g 63n.
1954: Lengthened to 38,46 (126.2) (loa) 191g 84n.
1960: Re-engined with 298kW (460bhp) 2stroke 6-cyl oil engine by Alpha-Diesel A/S, Falkenburg.
Post1963: Owners restyled Ole Vea Partrederi, Akrehamn, Haugesund.
Post 1977: Sold for breaking up.

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S.T. Amalia LT241

S.T. Amalia LT241
Picture courtesy of The Barry Banham Collection

19/05/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.
28/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.