S.T. Boston Attacker FD92

Technical

Official Number: 180345
Yard Number: 776
Completed: 1946
Gross Tonnage: 323
Net Tonnage: 118
Length: 130 ft
Breadth: 25.7 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Engine: 700IHP T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull. Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F.
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
Speed: 11.3 knots

History

30.8.1946: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.776) for N.V. Motorvisscherij, Ostend, Belgium as VAN ORLEY (O294).
3.12.1946: Completed.
4.1951: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
4.1951: Ostend registry closed.
17.4.1951: Registered at Fleetwood as BOSTON ATTACKER (FD92).
1.10.1952: Sold to the Government of Canada, Ottawa. Renamed MAPLE LEAF and gifted under the Commonwealth Aid Scheme (Colombo plan) to the Government of Ceylon, Colombo. (Modified at Fleetwood and fitted with refrigerated fishroom and air conditioning). Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Ottawa.
19.4.1953: Sailed Fleetwood.
1955: Transferred to Government of Ceylon (Government Stores Dept), Colombo. Ottawa registry closed. Unregistered.
1971: Deleted from Lloyd’s Register.

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S.T. Boston Attacker FD92

S.T. Boston Attacker FD92
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

S.T. Boston Attacker FD92

S.T. Boston Attacker FD92

S.T. Boston Attacker FD92 as Maple Leaf, April 1953

S.T. Boston Attacker FD92 as Maple Leaf, April 1953

Boston Attacker as Maple Leaf.

Boston Attacker as Maple Leaf.

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