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Sailing Trawlers

sv Gipsey Queen – FD32

Additional information courtesy of Christine Simm

Technical

Official Number: 27133
Registered Tonnage: 31
Built: Runcorn
Rig: Smack – trawling

History

1858: Completed at Runcorn as GIPSEY QUEEN.
16.2.1859: Registered at Liverpool.
1865: Owned by John Beaham, Dublin.
1870: Sold to William Johnson, Preston. Liverpool registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD32).
1873: Owned by John Johnson, Bradford.
1875: Owned by John Johnson, Fleetwood.
1880: Sold to William Sherlock, 3 Marmion Road, Hoylake. Fleetwood registry closed.
4.6.1880: Registered at Liverpool (LL64).
1890: Sold to Mrs M. Sherlock, 3 Marmion Road, Hoylake & others. Mrs M. Sherlock managing owner.
17.2.1897: Sold to George James Pratt, 31 Bedford Street, North Liverpool.
1897: Tonnage recorded as 23 regd tons
8.12.1898: Liverpool Part IV registry closed.
1900: Register closed.

Changelog
13/06/2022: Page published.

sv New Alice

Additional information courtesy of Christine Simm

Technical

Official Number: 24133
Completed: 1849
Tonnage: 26.86 regd. tons
Length: 52.0 ft
Breadth: 14.3 ft
Depth: 6.9 ft
Smack-trawling

History

1849: Laid down by Thomas Wright, Freckleton.
10.1849: Completed by Robert Wright, Freckleton for William Robinson, Southport as NEW ALICE.
27.10.1849: Registered at Liverpool.
By 1869: Liverpool registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood.
1874: Sold to James McGee (32/64) and James Scott, (32/64), Whitehaven.
5.1.1875: On a fishing trip (Sk. James Goodall). About five miles off St. Bees Head came upon the decomposed body of Walter Bezant, labourer, of Harrington, one of the men who drowned during the Harrington regatta on the 24th of May. Took the body in tow and when off the West Pier, took it into the boat and brought it into Whitehaven.
19.1.1875: Fleetwood registry closed.
21.1.1875: Registered at Whitehaven.
23.1.1876: Stranded at St. Bees beach (Sk. Thomas Wignall). Only slight damaged, hope to refloat.
25.1.1876: Likely to be a wreck.
5.2.1876: Whitehaven registry closed. “Vessel totally lost on St. Bees beach the 23rd January 1876.”

Changelog
03/03/2022: Page published.

sv Reliance (2) – BM68

Additional information courtesy of Christine Simm

Technical

Official Number: 114254
Gross Tonnage: 49.81
Net Tonnage: 38
Length: 69.8 ft

History

1904: Built Galmpton for Richard Lewis Lamswood, 4 Trafalgar Terrace, Brixham & others, as RELIANCE.
4.3.1904: Registered at Brixham (BM68). Richard L. Lamswood designated managing owner. Regularly participated in Brixham Regatta (Sk. R. L. Lamswood), in ketch rigged smack classes, often in the prize list.
29 & 31.5.1909: Winner of the Brixham Trawler Class at Swansea Regatta. Prizes, a gentleman’s gold watch and chain and a lady’s gold watch and chain.
1913: Sold to Eynon H. Llewellin, Pen-Bryn, Milford Haven.
1918: Sold to John H. Collins, Abercrombie Road, Fleetwood & others.
9.11.1918: Alongside at Ramsey, IoM. Skipper, Amos Sumner, Warren Street, Fleetwood, went ashore.
10.11.1918: At daybreak his body discovered in the harbour.
12.11.1918: The remains brought back to Fleetwood in RELIANCE.
14.11.1918: Interred at Fleetwood Cemetery. Sk. Sumner left a son and two daughters.
1919: Brixham registry closed. Registered at Douglas, IoM (DO228).
2.1830: Sold to John M. Barnard & others, Trawl Market, Lowestoft. Douglas Registry closed.
20.2.1920: Registered at Lowestoft (LT779).
14.3.1933: Lowestoft registry closed “Broken up.”

Changelog
01/02/2022: Page published.

sv Queen FD145

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Technical
Part IV registered.
Completed: 1931
Gross Tonnage: 15.65
Net Tonnage: 15.65
Length: 41.0 ft
Breadth: 16.0 ft
Depth: 5.3 ft
Engine: Auxiliary oil engine.

History
1931: Completed at Fécamp, France.
1940: Owned by Charles Grisdale Barr & Kate Barr, 14 Sidings Walk, Fleetwood (joint owners).
3.1.1940: Registered at Fleetwood (FD145).
1.7.1941: Sold to William Salt, 4 Hawthorne Avenue, Cleethorpes & Frederick ? Grieve, 4 Pollit Street, Grimsby (joint owners).
22.3,1943: Sold to Arthur Smith, 79 Cleethorpe Road, Grimsby, Edward Albert Bray, 11 Suggitts Lane, Cleethorpes and Peter ?, 31 Blumfell Avenue, Cleethorpes (joint owners).
22.3.1943: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Grimsby (GY??). Fate unknown.

Changelog
05/08/2020: Page published.

sv Perula FD61

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Technical

Official Number: 162070.
Completed: 1932
Gross Tonnage: 26
Net Tonnage: 18
Length: 45.2 ft
Breadth: 13.5 ft
Depth: 6.7 ft
Built: A. M. Dickie & Sons, Bangor, Carnarvonshire
Engine: 36bhp oil engine

History

1932: Completed as a fishing boat by A. M. Dickie & Sons, Bangor, Carnarvonshire for ?? as
PERULA.
193?: Converted to a ‘yacht’.
1935: Sold to Miss Winifred S. Brown, Salford. Converted to yawl rigged yacht by A. M. Dickie & Sons, Bangor.
15.06.1936: Registered (Part I) at Fleetwood. O.N.162070.
late 1930s: Sailed three times from Wales to Norway, going on to Spitsbergen in 1938 (Winifred Brown & Ron Adams,).
28.10.1939: Registered (Part IV) at Fleetwood (FD61).
1939: On marriage owner became Mrs Winifred S. Adams, Menai Bridge, Anglesey. Based Beaumaris, Anglesey.
By 1945: Fleetwood (Part IV) registry closed.
1974: Sold to Medway. Possibly still afloat.

Changelog
27/06/2020: Page published.