Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow and Birgir Þórisson
Official Number: 122715
Yard Number: 94
Gross Tonnage: 241.68
Net Tonnage: 93.51
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: 450ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by CD Holmes
Speed: 10.5 knots
29.11.1905: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yd.No.94) for Alick Black (64/64), Grimsby as BELOVAR.
1.2.1906: Registered at Grimsby (GY109).
1.2.1906: Alick Black designated managing owner.
12.2.1906: Alick Black (32/64) shares sold to Walter Olney (32/64), Grimsby.
13.2.1906: Walter Olney shares (32/64) mortgaged to The Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Co Ltd, Lincoln (A).
18.5.1906: Alick Black shares (32/64) mortgaged to The Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Co Ltd, Lincoln (B).
29.1.1907: Mortgage (B) discharged.
31.1.1907: Alick Black shares (32/64) mortgaged to The Union of London & Smiths Bank Ltd, London (C).
27.1.1909: Mortgage (A) discharged.
29.1.1909: Mortgage (C) discharged.
30.1.1909: Alick Black shares (32/64) sold to Walter Olney (64/64), Grimsby.
30.1.1909: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The Lincoln & Lindsey Banking Co Ltd, Lincoln (D).
7.4.1909: Mortgage (D) discharged.
10.4.1909: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (E).
22.10.1909: Alick Black appointed manager.
1.1911: Transferred to Iceland, salting (Sk. Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson).
6.1912: Returned to Grimsby.
1912: Transferred to Fleetwood.
31.1.1913: Sailed Fleetwood on 12 day trip to Rockall grounds (Sk. George Schofield); ten crew.
6.2.1913: Last spoken to in vicinity of Muldoanich, Barra, Outer Hebrides.
12.2.1913: Posted missing.
8.4.1913: Grimsby registry closed “ Ship missing”. No survivors.
(Crew – Sk. George Schofield; James Johnson, Mate; James Adams, Bosun; Harry Clarke, Ch.Eng; Samuel Farrow, 2nd Eng; George Salmond, Richard Wright, Robert Wright, Deckhands; Frederick Allot, Trimmer, Frederick Kidd, Cook).
15/05/2012: Page published. 10 revisions since then.
18/08/2014: Added name to credits.
19/08/2014: Minor change to history.
18/08/2019: Minor information update.