S.T. Amarapoora FD122
Additional Material courtesy of Mike Thompson
Official Number: 104235
Yard Number: 496
Gross Tonnage: 148
Net Tonnage: 44
Length: 100.7 ft
Breadth: 20.6 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Baird & Barnsley, North Shields
Boiler: J. T. Eltringham & Co, South Shields
Built: Edwards Bros, North Shields
15.12.1894: Launched by Edwards Bros, North Shields (Yd.No.496) for George Beeching, Fleetwood (managing owner) as AMARAPOORA.
30.1.1895: Registered at Fleetwood (FD122).
1897: Sold to Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd, Manchester (John E. A. Kelsall & George Beeching, Fleetwood, managers).
30.3.1899: Registered at Hull (H59).
12.5.1899: Fleetwood registry closed.
8.9.1911: Registered office transferred to Hull (George Beeching, Hull & John E. A. Kelsall, London, managers).
3.5.1912: Fishing North Sea near Dogger Bank (Sk. Parkinson) at about 2.30pm. in collision with steam trawler MARTABAN (H82) (Sk.G. Turner), crew of nine taken off by MARTABAN and vessel foundered in almost 3 minutes. MARTABAN sustained damage to stern and starboard bow.
24.5.1912: Hull registry closed “Lost at sea”.
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