S.T. Desideratum FD45


Official Number: 98752
Yard Number: 73
Completed: 1891
Gross Tonnage: 150
Net Tonnage: 59
Length: 100.5 ft
Breadth: 20.8 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Engine: 45NHP C.2-cyl and boiler by Bailey & Leatham, Hull
Speed 10 knots
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull


8.7.1891: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.73) for Richard Simpson, Hull as DESIDERATUM (H154).
1.8.1891: Registered at Hull (H154).
8.1891: Completed (Richard Simpson, managing owner).
23.1.1899: Sold to London & York Steam Trawling & Fish Carrying Co Ltd, Hull.
15.5.1899: Arrested by Danish gunboat GRÖSUND for alleged fishing inside territorial waters off Ringebjärg, Denmark.
16.5.1899: Skipper fined 200kr, 110kr costs and catch and part of fishing gear confiscated.
13.7.1899: Arrested by Danish fishery protection vessel SPRINGEREN for alleged fishing within Danish territorial waters off the Skaw.
1904: Sold to The Lancashire Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood. James A. Robertson appointed manager.
8.1.1906: Hull registry closed.
9.1.1906: Registered at Fleetwood (FD45).
10.1.1906: Mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
22.7.1910: 14 miles SSE of Douglas Head picked up four crew of Liverpool steamer LUCY (155g/1899) which had foundered on passage Weston Point – Douglas. Landed them at Fleetwood.
1911: Sold to Westerburg & Berglund, Gothenburg.
27.9.1911: Mortgage (A) discharged.
28.9.1911: Fleetwood registry closed.
1911: Registered at Gothenburg as PYSEN (GG481).
1926: Sold to M. A. Fridberg, Lindköping.
7.3.1928: Wrecked at Espevs(a)er, Norway.

14/05/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.