S.T. Clasina Luther IJM59 (Wartime visitor)

Additional material courtesy of Jan Harteveld


Official Number: 133222
Yard Number: 486
Completed: 1911
Gross Tonnage: 214 (As built 215)
Net Tonnage: 66 (As built 84)
Length: 117.4 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 11.7 ft
Built: Smith’s Dock Co. Ltd., South Bank, Middlesbrough
Engine: T.3-cyl by W.V.V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge


7.11.1911: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co. Ltd., South Bank, Middlesbrough (Yd.No.486) for Port of Blyth Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd, Blyth. (J.E. Rushworth, manager) as LORD WIMBORNE.
12.1911: Completed. as LORD WOLMER.
13.12.1911: Registered at Blyth (BH74) (O.N.133222).
20.8.1913: Sold to Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Grimsby (John D. Marsden, manager).
21.8.1913: Blyth register closed.
28.8.1913: Registered at Grimsby (GY917).
3.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr)(Ad.No.1235). Based Taranto.
12.3.1919: Waiting instructions whether required for Post-War Service (SS).
1919: Returned to owner.
4.3.1924: John D. Marsden created a baronet.
6.1926: Sold to N.V. Vereenigde Explotatie Mij., IJmuiden (A. J. Veltkamp & S. Koster, managers).
1931: J. F. Clercq & S. Koster appointed manager.
2.6.1926: Grimsby register closed.
6.1926: Registered at IJmuiden as CLASINA LUTHER (IJM59).
1933: Sold to N.V. Visscherij-onderneming “De Vem” (F. Thiel, manager).
1939: Sold to N.V.Vereenigde Steenkolen Handels Mij XVII (Company was a part of “ De Vem”).
1940s: Escaped to England and fishing from Fleetwood (Bloomfield’s Ltd, managing agents).
5.1951: Sold for breaking up in Holland. IJmuiden registry closed.

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S.T. Lord Wolmer BH74

S.T. Lord Wolmer BH74
Picture courtesy of Tees Built Ships


11/03/2013: Page published. 6 updates since then.
13/01/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image.