S.T. Larchwold GY68

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 106656
Yard Number: 157
Completed: 1896
Gross Tonnage: 128.59
Net Tonnage: 47.74
Length: 93.5 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Built: Cochrane & Cooper, Beverley
Engine: 200ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull


29.4.1896: Launched by Cochrane & Cooper, Beverley (Yd.No.157) for Northwold Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as LARCHWOLD.
8.6.1896: Completed.
9.6.1896: Registered at Grimsby (GY68).
9.6.1896: Thomas Sowerby, Cleethorpes appointed manager.
14.2.1898: Arrived Grimsby and reported having seen a large vessel floating bottom up on 12 February 60miles NE of Spurn Point (barque NEPTUN, Sapelo for Aberdeen, cargo pitch-pine, which capsized 6.2.1898. Crew picked up by Grimsby trawler ITALY (GY92) and landed Grimsby).
Pre 1911 – 1913: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 53.44net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
18.3.1917 – 17.12.1917: Fishing from Milford Haven (Brand & Co, local managers/agents).
12.1918: Released.
14.12.1921: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to the National Provincial & Union Bank of England Ltd, London (A).
6.1.1919 – 22.7.1922: Fishing from Milford Haven (Brand & Co, local managers/agents).
15.2.1924: Mortgagee restyled National Provincial Bank Ltd, London.
11.1924: Sold for breaking up.
28.11.1924: Grimsby registry closed “Registry closed … except so far as relates to mortgage (A). “Vessel broken up”.

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S.T. Larchwold GY68

S.T. Larchwold GY68
Picture © Grimsby Telegraph

29/05/2014: Page published.
06/06/2014: Picture added.
10/08/2014: Information updated.
04/02/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
02/04/2021: Updated history.