S.T. Auckland – LT445

Seasonal visitor


Official Number: 109097
Completed: 1899
Gross Tonnage 155
Net Tonnage: 55
Length: 105.0 ft
Breadth: 20.6 ft
Depth: 11.0 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith, Hull


15.12.1898: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Hull for Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Hull as AUCKLAND.
1.1899: Completed. Henry Toozes designated manager.
10.1.1899: Registered at Hull (H441).
11.1.1899: Registered Part I.
1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (Ad.No.648). Based Liverpool.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 61.0 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
28.3.1919: Sold to Arthur Gouldby, Kessingland & others.
16.5.1919: Hull registry closed.
21.5.1919: Registered at Lowestoft (LT445). Arthur Gouldby designated managing owner.
1930s: Seasonal fishing out of Fleetwood.
12.3.1930: In fine weather, sailed Fleetwood for Morecambe Bay grounds in company with steam drifter/trawler SEASONS’ GIFT (LT127). When in the vicinity of the Lune Lightship SEASONS’ GIFT experienced machinery problem. Responded to signals of distress, closed, connected and commenced tow arriving Fleetwood on the evening tide.
1937: Sold to H. B. Garood, Lowestoft.
4.1937: Sold to Holland for breaking up.
14.4.1937: Lowestoft registry closed “ Sold foreigners for demolition.”

26/10/2022: Page published.