Category Archives: Sailing Trawlers

Sailing Trawlers

sv Alice FD??

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Information courtesy of Gordon Wilson

Technical

Official Number: 17225
Net Tonnage: 23
Built: 1829
Rig: Smack

History

1829: Completed at Burscough Bridge, Lancashire as Alice.
16.12.1851: Appropriated.
16.04.1855: Registered at Fleetwood. Owned by John Calder (Sk. Sam Colley) About 1869: Fishing the Calf grounds, SW of Calf of Man (Sk. Sam Colley) along with six or seven other boats and landing into Holyhead. Reputed to be the first skipper to place hake on the Manchester Wholesale Fish Market through agent Theophilus Handley.
By1870: Fleetwood registry closed. Owned by Robert Jones, 7 Eastgate Street, Carnarvon. Registered at Carnarvon.
1890: Not recorded in MNL under this name.

Changelog
16/11/2019: Page published.

s.v. Nimble FD11

Technical

Official Number: 27317
Gross Tonnage: 33.61
Rig Sloop/Ketch
Built: Freckleton

History

1860: Completed at Freckleton for John Noblett, Fleetwood as NIMBLE.
14.2.1861: Registered at Fleetwood.
1869: Owned by Frederick W. Rigby, (64/64), Preston. Registered at Fleetwood (FD11).
1886: Sold to Patrick Murphy, Swingpump Lane, Whitehaven. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven (3/18894) (WN7).
1889: Sold to John Preston Peet, Whitehaven & others (John Preston Peet managing owner).
1890: Rebuilt as a ketch – 23 regd tons.
1892: Sold to John Wright, 12 Senhouse Street, Whitehaven & others (John Wright managing owner).
1903: Wrecked in Strangford Lough.
1903: Whitehaven registry closed.

Changelog

01/12/2018: Page published

sv Wild Rose FD86

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Technical

Net Tonnage: 6
Rig: Cutter/seining

History

24.10.1925: first registered at Fleetwood.
Post 1930: Converted to aux. motor.

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sv Wild Rose FD86

sv Wild Rose FD86
Picture courtesy of The George Westwood Collection

Changelog

05/03/2011: Page published.
12/11/2018: Page re-published. Removed FMHT watermark from image.

sv Schoolgirl FD84

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History

Lost in the great storm of October 1895.
Foundered off Crusader Bank
Boat subsequently came ashore at St Annes

Crew Robert Fleming (2nd cox of Fleetwood lifeboat) G. Ball

Changelog
14/12/2017: Page published.

s.v. Ventures FD2

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Technical
Gross Tonnage: 8.0

History
24.11.1898: Registered at Fleetwood.
3.9.1918: Sold to ?? Fleetwood.
8.10.1925: Converted to auxiliary motor and re-registered.
12.11.1930 Transferred to Chester (CH37). Based at Great Meols, near Hoylake.

Changelog
03/11/2017: Page published.