Additional information courtesy of Barry Banham
Admiralty Number: 4142
Yard Number: 9
Gross Tonnage: 97
Net Tonnage: 41
Length: 86.2 ft
Breadth: 18.5 ft
Depth: 9.3 ft
Built: J. W. Brooke & Co Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Coatbridge
Boiler: Thos. Sudron & Co Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees
1919: Launched by J. W. Brooke & Co Ltd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft (Yd.No.9) (“Admiralty drifter”) for The Admiralty as BOW WAVE (Ad.No.4142).
5.2.1919: Forms for tender to purchase received by the Admiralty.
26.6.1919: Sold to Bertha Agusta Richards & Charles Aleyn Jordan, Lowestoft.
29.7.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel.
17.9.1919: Registered at Lowestoft (Part I & IV) as BOW WAVE O.N.139989 (LT589).
13.12.1919: Sold to Viking Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft (James Pye, manager).
10.8.1924: Sold to James Pye & Robert J. Read, Lowestoft (joint owners).
19.2.1925: Sold to Seven Ltd, Lowestoft (James Pye, manager).
11.6.1925: In dense fog stranded on rocks E of Redcar Pier. Refloated on evening tide with damage propeller.
1930s: Seasonal trawling from Fleetwood (Lowestoft Fish Selling Co Ltd, Lowestoft, managing agents).
26.8.1930: At Bangor Magistrates Court, Sk. F. J. Pye, Fleetwood, was fined £10 for trawling within the three mile limit off the Welsh coast.
1940: Re-possessed by bank and laid up at Lowestoft.
5.1940: Hire negotiated with The Admiralty by Basil Parkes, Fleetwood.
18.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service and employed on miscellaneous Naval duties (Hire rate £32.0.0d/month).
22.5.1940: Sold to Fred Parkes, Blackpool.
1.7.1940: Sold to North Shore Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Fred Parkes, Blackpool, manager).
11.1940: Based Anstruther as a TRV.
8.2.1946: Returned to owner.
3.1.1949: Sold to Andrew Pyper Baird, Peterhead.
17.3.1949: Lowestoft registry closed.
11.4.1949: Registered at Peterhead as JEAN BAIRD (PD1).
1954: Sold for breaking up. Peterhead registry closed.
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S.D/T. Bow Wave LT589
Picture courtesy of The Barry Banham Maritime Photo Collection
S.D/T. Jean Baird PD1
Picture from the Internet
21/09/2010: Page published. 4 updates since then.
30/09/2018: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
18/09/2019: Updated information and added an image.