Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 136189
Yard Number: 597
Gross Tonnage: 256
Net Tonnage: 100
Length: 123.5 ft
Breadth: 22.5 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 430ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
28.2.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.597) for Cargill Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Hull as PRINCE PALATINE. 5.5.1914: Registered at Hull (H95).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr HA & Hydrophone) (Ad.No.341).
12.8.1918: Sold to Joseph Robert Elijah Mordaunt, Sk. Fred William Miles, Sk. Thomas Charles Miles & Sk. Harry Newman, all of Grimsby and Sk. George Arthur Newman, Cleethorpes (64/64 joint owners).
14.8.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London Joint Stock Bank Ltd, London (A).
20.8.1918: Hull registry closed.
2.9.1918: Registered at Grimsby (GY1186).
2.9.1918: Joseph Robert Elijah Mordaunt designated managing owner.
30.9.1918: Mortgage (A) discharged.
7.10.1918: Sold to Louis Kaminski (32/64), Grimsby.
8.10.1918: Micklsky Isaacs (32/64), Cleethorpes.
8.10.1918: Louis Kaminski designated managing owner.
8.10.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (B).
28.3.1919: By Deed Poll, Louis Kaminski name changed to Louis Kay.
12.11.1919: Mortgage (B) discharged.
13.11.1919: Sold to Victa Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
13.11.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (C).
23.12.1919: Louis Kay appointed manager.
12.1.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) by agreed buyer, Equitable Steam Fishing Co Ltd, to Barclays Bank Ltd (D).
13.1.1920: Mortgage (C) discharged.
14.1.1920: Sold to Equitable Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
14.1.1920: Joseph Harris appointed manager.
28.2.1923: Sold by order of the mortgagee under mortgage (D) to Newport (Mon) Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Newport, Mon.
16.4.1923: William Francis Goodwin appointed manager.
16.4.1923: Grimsby registry closed. Registered at Newport, Mon (NT9) (2/1923).
11.1924: Newport, Mon registry closed.
26.11.1924: Registered office transferred to Grimsby.
26.11.1924: Registered at Grimsby (GY116).
27.11.1924: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (E).
5.8.1925: Registered at Grimsby as LORD DARLING (GY116) (BoT Minute No.M/R.G.1138/1925 dated 4.7.1925).
12.1925: Arrived to fish in Canadian waters landing catches at Canso and Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.
1928: Returned to Grimsby.
30.7.1928: Mortgage (E) discharged.
31.7.1928: Sold to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd (64/64), Grimsby for the sum of £3,768.2.0d.
4.8.1928: John Denton Marsden appointed manager.
30.11.1928: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (F).
31.12.1929: Capital expenditure on vessel during year £113.5.11d.
29.8.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY1774) (Hire rate £68.5.4d/month). Based North Shields with M/S Group 68.
11.1941: Transferred to Examining Service.
31.3.1942: Mortgage (F) discharged.
21.4.1942: Harry Markham Cook, Fleetwood appointed manager.
23.4.1943: Sold to J. Bennett (Wholesale) Ltd (64/64), London.
10.11.1944: Returned to owner.
4.12.1945: Sold to Aldred Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
6.12.1946: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (G).
24.1.1946: Harry Markham Cook, Louth appointed manager.
7.12.1946: Registered office transferred to Grimsby.
21.6.1948: Mortgage (G) discharged.
29.9.1948: Sold to Wharfedale Trawlers Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
4.10.1948: Harry Markham Cook, Louth appointed manager.
8.11.1948: Sold to William Donald McFarlane (64/64), Dundee.
15.11.1948: Joe Croan, Newhaven, Edinburgh appointed manager.
22.2.1949: Sold to Fairfield Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Dundee.
2.3.1949: Joe Croan, Newhaven, Edinburgh appointed manager.
30.10.1950: Sold to Onward Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
8.11.1950: Frank Bellamy Robinson, Cleethorpes appointed manager.
8.12.1950: Registered at Grimsby as VIRGINIAN (GY116) (MoT Minute R.G.No.1362/50 dated 1.12.1950).
12.6.1961: Sold to H. P. Heuvelman N.V., Krimpen a/d IJssell and broken up.
20.6.1961: Grimsby registry closed “… on sale of vessel to foreigners (Dutch subjects)”.
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21/07/2013: Page published. 7 updates since then.
30/04/2014: Added picture.
20/05/2017: Added image and removed FMHT watermarks.
26/04/2021: Updated history.