S.T. Dalby GY154

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow, Andy Hall and Douglas Paterson


Official Number: 110909
Yard Number: 237
Completed: 1899
Gross Tonnage: 173
Net Tonnage: 61
Length: 108.8 ft
Breadth: 21 ft
Depth: 11 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull
Engine: 350ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Speed: 9.5 knots


8.8.1899: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.237) for Roberts & Ruthven Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as HORUS.
15.9.1899: Registered at Grimsby (GY691). Robert W. Roberts designated manager.
9.1899: Completed.
27.4.1916: Captured by German armed trawler in North Sea and taken to Wilhelmshavn. Renamed KRIEGSHILFE.
1919: Returned and reverted to HORUS (GY154).
1919: Remeasured 166.54g 65.52n.
9.1921: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (64/64), Boston.
20.9.1921: Grimsby registry closed. Registered at Boston as DALBY (BN161) (6/1921).
5.1922: Sold to Pogson, Symonds & Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby. George William Pogson, Cleethorpes designated manager.
19.5.1922: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to George William Pogson, Cleethorpes for the sum of £1000 with interest at 6% (A).
10.1922: Boston registry closed.
5.10.1922: Registered at Grimsby (GY154).
24.10.1922: Mortgage (A) discharged.
26.10. 1922: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London (B).
15.2.1924: Mortgagee restyled National Provincial Bank Ltd, London.
27.5.1925: Sold by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (B) to Bowden Ramster (64/64), Fleetwood.
28.5.1925: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (C).
30.5.1925: Bowden Ramster designated managing owner.
25.6.1925: Mortgage (C) discharged.
15.6.1925: Bowden Ramster designated manager.
26.6.1925: Sold to The Dalby Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood. (Bowden Ramster, manager).
26.6.1925: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (D).
10.3.1929: Off the Isle of Man (Sk. Radford), responded to distress from steam trawler SAPPHIRE (D18) disabled with trawl fouling propeller. Connected and delivered Douglas where propeller was cleared.
16.12.1935: Mortgage (D) discharged.
30.10.1937: Landed deckhand at Douglas, IoM with injuries sustained when gear parted.
Pre 8.1938: Laid up at Fleetwood.
3.1939: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
29.3.1939: Grimsby registry closed “Ship broken up”. (Discharge of mortgage (D) not registered until this date).

14/05/2012: Page published. 5 updates since then.
16/03/2020: Information updated.