S.T. Argon SA48


Official Number: 124718
Yard Number: 100
Completed: 1907
Gross Tonnage: 215
Net Tonnage: 87
Length: 120.0 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.4 ft
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge


27.7.1907: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.100) for The Western Steam Fishing Co (Swansea) Ltd, Swansea (Harold H. Hardy, manager) as ARGON.
14.9.1907: Completed.
14.9.1907: Registered at Swansea (SA48).
16.9.1907: Mortgaged to Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole.
14.10.1908: Mortgaged transferred to York City & County Bank Ltd, York.
23.9.1910: Mortgaged discharged.
23.9.1910: Mortgaged to The London & Provisional Bank, London.
6.10.1911: Mortgaged discharged.
10.6.1911: Mortgaged to William Deacons Bank, London.
1913: Fishing from Fleetwood.
6.4.1914: Mortgaged discharged.
6.4.1914: Mortgaged to Manchester & Liverpool District Bank Ltd, Manchester.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA)(Ad.No.1540).
5.1917: Renamed ARGON II.
1919: Returned and reverted to ARGON (SA48).
1923: Sold to Dugglesby Fish Selling Co Ltd, Hull.
1925: Sold to Midland Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (Frederick Langley, manager).
10.1925: Swansea registry closed.
14.10.1925: Registered at Hull (H237).
1927: Sold to G. K. Grimmer, Aberdeen.
8.7.1927: Hull registry closed.
9.7.1927: Registered at Aberdeen (A246).
1928: Sold to J. L. Detweiler,Vancouver, BC.
20.8.1928: Aberdeen registry closed.
1928: Registered at Vancouver,BC.
5.1929: Sold to Raeymaekers & Peeters Reederij, Ostend. Registered at Ostend as WILHELMINA (O207).
1931: Sold to P. Gournay-Delpierre, Boulogne. Registered at Boulogne as SMALL’s (B??).
1931: Re-measured 242g 93n.
Post 1945 Pre 1950: Sold to Association Rochelaise de Pêche à Vapeur, La Rochelle.
1951: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up.
9.12.1951: Arrived Gray’s, Essex.
1952: Boulogne registry closed.

19/05/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.
08/07/2019: Information update.