S.T. Cadella A364

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 133431
Yard Number: 554
Completed: 1913
Gross Tonnage: 289
Net Tonnage: 115
Length: 133.5 ft
Breadth: 23.0 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 550ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull


25.1.1913: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.554) for Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd (64/64), Hull as PEARL.
2.4.1913: Registered at Hull (H883).
4.4.1913: Completed Lawrence Spring, manager).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr and Hydrophone) (Ad.No.306).
02.1915 Renamed PEARL II. Based Taranto.
17.4.1915: Registered at Hull as PEARL II (H883).
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
21.3.1919: Sold to Amaranth Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby. Henry Croft Baker appointed manager.
22.3.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd (A).
1.4.1919: Hull registry closed.
9.4.1919: Registered at Grimsby (GY221).
9.2.1920: Mortgage (A) discharged.
10.2.1920: Sold to Harold Bacon, James Norman Bacon, Grimsby and Henry Ernest Sharman, Frinton on Sea (64/64 joint owners).
14.2.1920: Harold Bacon designated managing owner.
10.3.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (B).
17.3.1920: Harold Bacon appointed manager.
25.3.1920: Mortgage (B) discharged.
26.3.1920: Sold to Trawlers (White Sea & Grimsby) Ltd (64/64), Grimsby (Harold Bacon, manager).
6.7.1922: Registered at Grimsby as CADELLA (GY221) BoT Minute M.R.G.1142/1922 dated 22.31922).
27.7.1925: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (C).
8.11.1927: Mortgage (C) discharged.
12.11.1927: Sold to The Crampin Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.
12.11.1927: Herbert George Crampin appointed manager. Fitted for lining to pursue the Greenland halibut fishery.
10.10.1935: Sold to Alexander Rannie (64/64), Aberdeen.
24.10.1925: Alexander Rannie designated managing owner.
24.10.1935: Grimsby registry closed.
28.10.1935: Registered at Aberdeen (A364).
5.1938: Outward from Aberdeen to fishing grounds, stranded at Beacon Point, Stroma. Later refloated and proceeded to fishing grounds.
4.10.1939: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, manager).
3.10.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence vessel (P.No.Z.122) (Hire rate £74.13.2d/month).
23.11.1943: Compulsorily acquired by M.O.W.T.
1944: Based at Harwich (Groom & Sons Ltd, Harwich, agents).
2.2.1946: Aberdeen registry closed.
1946: Sold to Hunter Fishing Co Ltd, Edinburgh. Registered at Leith (LH248).
05.1953: Sold to Le Belco di Giorgio Bellia & Co, Milan.
05.1953: Leith registry closed. Registered at Milan.
1956: Sold to Contieri Navali del Golfo, Genoa and broken up at La Spezia.
1957: Milan registry closed.

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13/05/2012: Page published. 8 updates since then.
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13/10/2019: Updated information.