Category Archives: Non Fleetwood Vessels

S.T. Lincoln City GY464

In Boston (Fleetwood) ownership, did not fish from the port
Additional information courtesy of Mike Thompson

Technical

Official Number: 163151
Yard Number: 1113
Completed: 1933
Gross Tonnage: 421
Net Tonnage: 168
Length: 152.1 ft
Breadth: 25.6 ft
Depth: 13.6 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

8.7.1933: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.1113) for Hudson Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as CAPE WARWICK.
9.8.1933: Registered at Hull (H503).
14.8.1933: Completed. Archibald Hudson, Hessle appointed manager.
9.1935: As a result of the Abyssinian crisis and failure of British diplomacy, the Government authorised The Admiralty to procure twenty modern trawlers for conversion to minor war vessels.
11.1935: Following successful trials sold to The Admiralty.
26.11.1935: Hull registry closed. Fitted out as a “Gem” class anti submarine trawler (1-4”, ASDIC, DC).
1936: Renamed HMS CORNELIAN (P.No.T.15).
1940: Based Birkenhead with 2nd A/S Group.
1944: Assigned to Operation Neptune – Normandy landings.
23.5.1944: Convoy escort duties in British waters.
4.6.1944: Sailed Falmouth escorting convoy ECL1.
6.6.1944: Arrived Western Task Force area.
6.1944: Escort across the Channel in support of landings.
3.7.1944: Operation Neptune ended.
20.5.1946: Sold to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd, Grimsby for the sum of £15,000. Converted to steam trawler at a cost of £20,966. (Total £35,966). Sir John Denton Marsden, Bart appointed manager.
1.1947: Refitted and reclassed as a steam trawler. 407g 198n.
10.3.1947: Registered at Grimsby as LINCOLN CITY (GY464).
11.3.1947: Sailed on first trip.
24.5.1963: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Fleetwood. Basil Arthur Parkes, North Ferriby appointed manager.
9.1963: Sold to Brugse Scheepssloperij, Bruges, Belgium and broken up.
20.9.1963: Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Lincoln City GY464

S.T. Lincoln City GY464
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Lincoln City GY464

S.T. Lincoln City GY464
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HMT Cornelian

HMT Cornelian
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Lincoln City GY464

S.T. Lincoln City GY464
Picture courtesy of The Billy Worrall Collection

Changelog
25/11/2013: Page published. 7 updates since then.
02/05/2015: Picture added.
30/03/2016: Picture added.
10/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

S.T. Uranus H1293

In Parkes (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port.

Technical

Yard Number: 740
Completed: 1920
Gross Tonnage: 429
Net Tonnage: 157
Length: 150 ft
Breadth: 25 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

6.3.1920: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.740) for Louis Dero, Le Havre as URANUS.
7.9.1920: Completed. Registered at Le Havre (H1293).
6.1921: Sold to Sociètè Havraise de Pèche, Le Havre.
1925: Transferred to Fécamp.
1929: Sold to Basil Parkes, Fleetwood.
1.1930: Sold to Victor Fournay, Boulogne. Le Havre registry closed. Registered at Boulogne as MARC ACHILLE (B1400).
04.02.1939: Off the south west Norway coast, at about 1.00am stranded 2 miles SW of Utsire, pumps unable to cope with ingress of water. Norwegian fishing vessel NIBDDJUPEVAG responded to distress and all crew taken off. At about 5.30am vessel rolled over and foundered. Boulogne registry closed.

Changelog

31/01/2013: Page published. 2 updates since then.

S.T. Flamborough H261

Note: Flamborough was not a Fleetwood vessel and. as such, only appears in the “Non Fleetwood” category. It forms part of a deeper look into the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd and Kelsall Bros. & Beeching Ltd and the effect that they had on the fishing industry at Fleetwood.

Technical

Official Number: 144071
Completed: 1917
Length: 132.6 ft
Breadth: 23.3 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Flensburger Schiffsbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg
Built: Flensburger Schiffsbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg

History

1917: Completed by Flensburger Schiffsbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg (Yd.No.Not recorded) for Norddeutsche Hochseefischerei Act. Ges., Wesermünde-G as MURWIK. Registered at Wesrmünde-G. Requisitioned for war service in Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial German Navy).
1919: Returned.
1921: Sold to Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd (64/64), Hull.
19.4.1921: Registered at Hull as FLAMBOROUGH (H261). O.N.144071.
22.4.1921: Joseph Vivian appointed manager.
8.6.1921: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London County Westminster & Parr’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
6.3.1923: Mortgagee re-styled as Westminster Bank Ltd, London.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to William Augustus Hayward, Eastbourne.
14.10.1927: Mortgage (A) transferred to Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd, London.
22.10.1928: Robert Burton appointed manager.
16.9.1932: Charles Hugh Emerson appointed manager.
10.1932: Mercantile Marine Finance Corporation Ltd in liquidation.
1.11.1932: Mortgage (A) transferred to Harold Frank Hayward, London; Maud Florence Katherina Rogers, Chelsea and Ernest Norton, London (Joint mortgagees).
16.9.1932: Charles Hugh Emerson appointed manager.
3.1936: Combined boxing and trawling fleet of Kelsall Bros. & Beeching Ltd and the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd consisting of 59 vessels laid up at Hull (declining catches, coal bill and increased maintenance costs had made the venture uneconomical). 6.3.1936: At Extraordinary General Meeting at Hull, Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd placed in Creditors’ Voluntary Winding-up (Richard Field Helm of Messrs Hodgson Harris & Co, Hull appointed liquidators).
8.4.1936: Sold to A/S Shetland (F. N. Nordbö A/S), Haugesund. Sale effected by joint mortgagees under mortgage (A).
8.4.1936: Hull registry closed “Sold to Norwegians for trading”. Registered at Haugesund as SHETLAND.
6.1937: Foundered.

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Boxing Fleet

Boxing Fleet

S.T. Boston Seafire H584

In Boston (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from Fleetwood.

Technical

Official Number: 181351
Yard Number: 759
Completed: 1948
Gross Tonnage: 689
Net Tonnage: 249
Length: 181.7 ft
Breadth: 30.6 ft
Depth: 15.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150 ° F
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley, 1948

History

24.5.1948: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.795) for Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood as BOSTON SEAFIRE.
6.10.1948: Registered at Hull (H584).
27.10.1948: Completed. Basil A. Parkes appointed manager.
19.1.1952: Sold to Hudson Brothers Trawlers Ltd, Hull (Thomas Hudson, manager). Registered at Hull as CAPE TARIFA (H584).
5.2.1960: Company and assets taken over by Ross Group, Grimsby.
26.11.1961: Registered at Hull as ROSS TARIFA (H584).
27.6.1967: Transferred to Grimsby.
1968: Sold to Van Heyghen Freres S.A., Ghent for breaking up.
6.3.1968: In tandem tow with ROSS DUNER (H85) by London motor tug MOORCOCK (272grt/1959 – 1600bhp) Humber for Zeebruges, lost ROSS DUNER off the South Falls Buoy. Stranded near Dunkirk but subsequently refloated and delivered to Zeebruges.
7.3.1968: Broke away from tug and stranded on Goodwin Sands 11/4 miles from East Goodwin Light Vessel. Settled and lost to sands.
3.1968: Hull registry closed.

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S.T. Boston Seafire H584

S.T. Boston Seafire H584
Picture by Donald Innes courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

S.T. Boston Seafire H584

S.T. Boston Seafire H584
Picture courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

S.T. Boston Seafire H584

S.T. Boston Seafire H584
Picture by Mike Thompson courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

S.T. Cape Tarifa H584

S.T. Cape Tarifa H584
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Ross Tarifa H584

S.T. Ross Tarifa H584
Picture courtesy of The JanH Collection

Changelog

19/09/2011: Page published. 7 updates since then.
03/12/2019: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

S.T. Marbella H52

In Marr (Fleetwood) ownership. Did not fish from the port.

Technical

Official Number: 186678
Yard Number: 902
Completed: 1955
Gross Tonnage: 793
Net Tonnage: 279
Length: 190.2 ft
Breadth: 32.1 ft
Depth: 15.7 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F

History

11.2.1955: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.902) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as MARBELLA.
16.6.1955: Completed (Geoffrey Edwards Marr, Hull, manager). Registered at Hull (H52).
1.6.1955: Sailed Hull on first trip to Iceland (Sk. W. Drever).
15.6.1955: At Hull landed 2,767 kits grossed £7,066.
1.1.1965: Sailed Hull for White Sea on last trip before sale (Sk. J. Yewster).
26.1.1965: At Hull landed 1,087 kits grossed £7,253.
1965: Sold to Boyd Line Ltd, Hull (T. W. Boyd, manager) for £124,000.
26.2.1965: Registered at Hull as ARCTIC BRIGAND (H52).
25.2.1965: Sailed Hull for Norway Coast first trip for new owners (Sk. G. Thompson).
25.2.1965: At Hull landed 1,279 kits grossed £5,775.
1967: First trawler to be awarded the Hull Distant Water Challenge Shield (value of catch on a points basis) 38,806 kits – £134,462 (Sk. Terence Thresh).
1975: Sold to Jacques Bakker en Zonen, Bruges for breaking up.
5.7.1975: Arrived Bruges. Hull registry closed.

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S.T. Marbella H52

S.T. Marbella H52
Picture courtesy of The James Cullen Collection

S.T. Marbella H52

S.T. Marbella H52
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Marbella H52

S.T. Marbella H52
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

S.T. Arctic Brigand H52

S.T. Arctic Brigand H52
Picture courtesy of The JJ Collection

Changelog

21/06/2011: Page published. 9 updates since then.
27/12/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.