S.T. Gonerby BN5


Admiralty Number: 3532
Official Number: 147962
Yard Number: 711
Gross Tonnage: 275
Net Tonnage: 107
Length: 125.5 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.8 ft
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough
Engine: 480ihp T.3-cyl by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough


3.9.1917: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough (Yd.No.711) (“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as WALTER BURKE (Ad.No.3532).
29.9.1917: Completed as an armed trawler.
12.1923: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Boston. Fred Parkes, Wyburton, Boston appointed manager.
2.1924: Registered at Boston (Part I & IV) as GONERBY O.N.147962 (BN5).
11.1924: Transferred to fish out of Fleetwood.
5.1925: Slipped at Fleetwood prior to sale.
1925: Remeasured 283g 109n.
1925: Sold to S. Eraso, San Sebastian, Spain.
1925: Boston registry closed. Registered at Vigo as TORALLA.
1927: Sold to Pesquera Vasco Gallega Soc Ltda, Virgo.
8.1936: Spanish Civil War; requisitioned and armed by Nationalists at Cadiz.
1939: Returned to owner.
1942: Sold to Santos Eraso Tirapu, San Sebastian.
1946: Sold to Pesquera Vasco-Gallega Soc Ltda, Vigo.
195?: Converted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F.
1964: Sold to Vieira Gonzalez, Vigo.
1976: Sold for breaking up.

07/05/2015: Page published.
07/12/2020: Updated history.