S.T. Cardew H157


Official Number: 133320
Yard Number: 299
Completed: 1913
Gross Tonnage: 207.55
Net Tonnage: 81.04
Length: 115.0 ft
Breadth: 22.2 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: J. T. Eltringham & Co, South Shields
Engine: T.3-cyl by Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields


30.10.1913: Launched by J. T. Eltringham & Co, South Shields (Yd.No.299) for The Prince Fishing Co Ltd, North Shields as NORTHERN PRINCE.
16.12.1913: Registered at North Shields (SN282).
12.1913: Completed. Richard Irvin designated manager.
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.257).
13.11.1914: At Lowestoft, parent ship HALCYON.
22.7.1915: Sold to Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields. Richard Irvin designated manager.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at North Shields.
1919: Sold to Richard Thomson (Staithes) Ltd, North Shields. Richard Thompson, Staithes designated manager.
18.6.1919: North Shields registry closed.
6.1919: Registered at Whitby (WY40).
1920: Sold to F. & T. Ross Ltd, Hull.
1.1920: Whitby registry closed.
2.2.1920: Registered at Hull (H157). Percy Ross designated manager.
2.1920: Registered at Hull as CARDEW (H157) (BoT Minute M.3477-20).
Pre 1930: Sold to Sutton Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hartlepool. Albert R. Sutton, Scarborough designated manager.
1937: Sold to Hartlepool Box Factory Ltd, Hartlepool. Albert R. Sutton, Scarborough designated manager.
1939: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil Arthur Parkes designated manager.
3.12.1939: Picked up six survivors in open boat from the neutral Swedish steamer RUDOLF (2119grt/1913) (Capt Bertil Persson), Hartlepool for Malmö, cargo coals, torpedoed by U-boat (U.56) at about 12.13 am. some 40 miles E of May Island and foundered in position 56.15N 1.25W. Survivors landed at Dundee.
22.2.1940: In company with trawlers AUCUBA (GY117), CRYSTAL (SH58), and EMULATOR (SH83) attacked by German aircraft off East Coast; fire returned by AUCUBA, aircraft withdrew, no casualties.
1940: Sold to North Shore Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil Arthur Parkes designated manager.
1.2.1943: Sold to Malcolm Smith Ltd, Aberdeen.
22.1.1943: Hull registration closed.
1.2.1943: Registered at Aberdeen (A559). Malcolm Smith designated manager.
19.11.1946: Sold to Glen Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen.
19??: Sold John Cameron, Peterhead for breaking up.
16.6.1951: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up – advice received from owner and ship breaker.”.


20/05/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.
17/11/2018: Updated information.
29/10/2018: Information updated.