S.T. Dairycoates H270


Official Number: 149046
Yard Number: 988
Completed: 1926
Gross Tonnage: 350.33
Net Tonnage: 140.93
Length: 140.3 ft
Breadth: 24.0 ft
Depth: 13.1 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: 600ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull


20.10.1925: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.988) for The City Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Hull as DAIRYCOATES.
3.1.1926: Registered at Hull (Part I) O.N.149046.
4.1.1926: Completed.
5.1.1926: Registered at Hull (Part IV)(H270).
5.1.1926: John Arthur Laverack designated manager.
26.6.1926: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (A).
1.1.1932: Fred Crawforth designated manager.
26.4.1934 (1.5.1934 regd): Mortgage (A) discharged.
26.4.1934: The City Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull bought by J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood along with the two vessels.
26.4.1934 (1.5.1934 regd): Sold to J. Marr & Son Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
7.5.1934: Geoffrey Edwards Marr designated manager.
19.7.1934: Sold to The City Steam Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Hull.
19.7.1934: Leslie J. Marr, Thornton-le-Fylde designated manager (Fred Crawforth manager and fish salesman at Hull).
5.1939: Sold to The Admiralty and converted to a boom defence vessel.
28.6.1939: Hull registry closed. Renamed QUANNET (P.No.Z.44). Deployed to South Atlantic Command. Based Freetown, Siera Leone.
19.9.1940: Sailed Freetown escorting convoy HS as part of Operation Menace, the unsuccessful attempt by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa.
28.9.1940: Returned to Freetown.
1941: Working the Freetown harbour A/S boom.
1941: Ty Lieut. W. P. Jones RNR I/C.
7-14.3.1942: Warship week. Adopted by Ogmore Valley and District, Glamorgan.
1.1946: Sold to Joseph Craig (64/64), Aberdeen.
8.5.1946: After restoration and re-classification, registered at Aberdeen as DAIRYCOATES (A88).
23.4.1947: Sold to Northern (Fishing) Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen.
1948: Sold to NV Visscherij Maats “De Daad”, IJmuiden.
12.3.1948: Aberdeen registry closed.
3.1948: Registered at IJmuiden as KLAAS WYKER (IJM85).
3.1958: Sold to NV Frank Rijsdyk’s Ind, Rotterdam and broken up at Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht. IJmuiden registry closed.

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S.T. Klass Wijker IJM85

S.T. Klass Wiyker IJM85
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15/03/2020: Page published.
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