S.T. Bassanio FD207


Official Number: 118850
Yard Number: 63
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 270
Length: 130 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: 86nhp T.3-cyl by Amos & Smith, Hull
Speed: 10.5 knots


27.10.1904: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yd.No.63) for the Hellyer’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as BASSANIO.
2.1.1905: Registered at Hull (H732).
1.1905: Completed (Charles Hellyer, manager).
15.4.1913: Sold to The Imperial Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (Owen S. Hellyer, manager).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.309). Frank & Owen Hellyer appointed managers.
13.11.1914: At Lowestoft, parent ship HALCYON. Later based Dover.
7.11.1917: Sold to John T. Barratt, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
6.1919: Sold to The Talbot Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
30.6.1919: Hull registry closed.
3.7.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD207).
2.1927: Sold to The Neptune Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (J. W. Storr, manager).
7.2.1927: Fleetwood registry closed.
9.2.1927: Registered at Hull (H318).
1928: Sold to F. V. Vokes, Hull.
12.3.1928: Sold to Cyril Duggleby, Hull.
22.12.1931: Sold to Viking Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull.
1935: Sold for breaking up.
14.12.1935: Hull registry closed.

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S.T. Bassanio H732

S.T. Bassanio H732
Picture courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

S.T. Bassanio FD207

S.T. Bassanio FD207
Picture courtesy of Grimsby Reference Library

14/05/2012: Page published. 7 updates since then.
11/08/2019: Updated information.