S.T. Connie FD194

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 109671
Yard Number: 468
Completed: 1900
Gross Tonnage: 198
Net Tonnage: 71
Length: 110.4 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 11.2 ft
Engine: 400ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull


22.1.1900: Launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull (Yd.No.468) for The Fleetwood Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood as CONNIE.
24.2.1900: Registered at Fleetwood (FD194).
2.1900: Completed (George E. J. Moody, Grimsby, manager).
6.3.1900: George E. J. Moody, Grimsby appointed manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 77.93 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence trawler (Ad.No.NI). Based Cromarty.
12.1915: New boiler fitted.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
26.7.1927: Sk. George Hunt was fined £20 plus costs at Bangor for trawling within the three mile limit and retaining immature fish.
24.12.1927: Sold to The Filey United Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Scarborough Richard Ferguson Scotter, Filey, manager).
2.1.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
1.1928: Registered at Scarborough (SH107).
1929: Sold to Connie Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Filey (Richard Cammish, Filey, manager).
1942: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood, Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager). Landing at Fleetwood from Home and Faroe grounds.
1945: Sold to Humber Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
1945: Scarborough registry closed.
23.3.1945: Vessel mortgaged(64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (A).
28.3.1945: Registered at Grimsby (GY31).
28.3.1945: Joseph Reynolds Cobley appointed manager.
13.7.1951: Mortgage (A) discharged.
1951: Sold for breaking up.
20.5.1952: Grimsby registry closed “Ship broken up”.
1945: Registered at Grimsby (GY31).
1951: Sold for breaking up. Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Connie SH107

S.T. Connie SH107
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

S.T. Connie SH107

S.T. Connie SH107
Picture courtesy of The George Scales Collection

S.T. Connie FD194

S.T. Connie FD194
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16/12/2012: Page published. 6 updates since then.
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