S.T. Boscobel FD70


Official Number: 122940
Yard Number: 262
Completed: 1906
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 72
Length: 125.8
Breadth: 21.9 ft
Depth: 8.9 ft
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollockshaws, Glasgow


28.2.1906: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.262) for Tettenhall Steam Fishing Co of Fleetwood Ltd, Fleetwood as BOSCOBEL.
5.1906: Completed.
16.5.1906: Mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
18.5.1906: Registered at Fleetwood (FD70), Louis Cohen, Norbreck appointed manager).
11.8.1909: Mortgaged to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (B). James H. Marr appointed manager.
9.10.1913: Mortgage (A) discharged.
10.10.1913: Mortgage (B) discharged.
10.10.1913: Mortgaged to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (C).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 92.13net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
2.12.1916: James A. Robertson appointed manager.
12.5.1915: Requisitioned for war service (Ad.No.1761). At Devonport fitted with 1-6pdr.
30.3.1915: Allocated Unit 121 – Section C “Trawler Sweepers” based Devonport (Sk. W. Rogerston RNR).
1.1916: Allocated Unit No.63 – Section C based Devonport (Sk. W. Rogerston RNR).
10.1916: Allocated Unit No.121 ‘Trawler Sweepers’ based Devonport (Sk. W. Rogertson RNR).
18.10.1918: Sold to The Active Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (James A. Robertson, manager). Based Alexandria.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
12.10.1924: James A. Robertson died.
10.1924: Alan Marr appointed manager.
6.2.1925: Joseph Arthur Marr appointed manager.
4.1928: Sold to Thomas Walker & John Falconer. Aberdeen.
13.4.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
24.4.1928: Registered at Aberdeen (A342).
17.7.1929: Sold to John Falconer, Aberdeen.
5.6.1934: Sold to Peter Alexander Johnstone & John William Johnstone, Aberdeen.
23.8.1934: Aberdeen fishing registry closed, “fitted out as a Cargo Vessel”.
8.1934: Converted to cargo vessel. Re-measured 11.6 ft depth of hold 232g 101n.
29.5.1937: Foundered near Lightship Wandelaar off Belgian coast on voyage Antwerp to London with a cargo of fencing wire. Wreck in position 51.21.50N 02.50.75E.

16/05/2012: Page published. 5 updates since then.
09/09/2019: Updated information.