In Marr (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port
Additional information courtesy of Hull Trawlers
Official Number: 183420
Yard Number: 218
Gross Tonnage: 666
Net Tonnage: 234
Length: 180.5 ft
Breadth: 30.1 ft
Depth: 15.1 ft
Built: J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 1030ihp T.3-cyl by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (E.No.292)
Boiler: John G. Kincaid & Co Ltd, Greenock
Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150 ° F
28.6.1949: Launched by J. Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.218) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as PRIMELLA.
9.11.1949: Completed trials in Aberdeen Bay and accepted.
11.1949: Registered at Hull (H103). Geoffrey Edwards Marr, Brough appointed manager.
30.1.1950: Wilfred Carroll (47), spare hand, died as a result of an accident onboard in the North Sea.
1953: Made six trips to Greenland fishery.
1957: Sold to Newington Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull. Registered at Hull as PETER SCOTT (H103).
29.1.1964: On Icelandic grounds (Sk. Richard Taylor). Arrested after chase by Icelandic gunboat ODINN (882grt/1960) for alleged fishing 3 miles inside 12 mile limit. 1.2.1972: At Court in Akureyri, Sk. Taylor sentenced to 45 days imprisonment and fined £2,920 for illegal fishing and breach of three year old suspended sentence also for illegal fishing.
5.9.1972: Fishing NE of Hornbanki, Iceland,no name or PLN, ordered to stop by Icelandic Coast Guard vessel ÆGIR (507grt/1929) and haul trawl; refused. ÆGIR deployed “net cutter” for first time and one trawl warp was cut. Alongside and identified.
1974: Sold to Spanish shipbreakers and broken up.
1974: Hull registry closed.
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28/12/2013: Page published. 8 updates since then.
29/01/2019: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.