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Sailing Trawler Victoria II M112

Additional information courtesy of Barry Johnson

Technical

Official Number: ??
Completed: 1897
Gross Tonnage: 22.69
Net Tonnage: 8.68
Length: 39.6 ft
Breadth: 14.3 ft
Depth: 8.58 ft
Built: ??, Porthleven

History

Cutter – trawling

1897: Completed by ??, Porthleven for ??, ?? as VICTORIA II.
1917: Sold to William Henry Fransham, 4 Gwili Road, Hakin; Henry James Hewer, 75 Waterloo Road, Hakin and Thomas Legget, 59 Waterloo Road, Hakin.
27.4.1917: Registered at Milford (M112).
1918: Auxiliary motor installed.
22.4.1918: Sold to Carrie Cranford c/o Ralph Dugdall, 18 The Bartons, Bristol (Fishing from Brixham?).
28.7.1938: Sold to Walter Chapman & Emily Chapman, 462 North Drive, Cleveleys.
15.9.1938: Sold to Ralph Stockman Dugdall, 57 Esplanade, Fleetwood.
18.9.1940: Sold to Brixham Trawlers Ltd, Wyre Dock, Fleetwood (Ralph S. Dugdall, manager).
17.5.1941: Sold to E. G. Wright, 75 Poulton Road, Fleetwood.
29.5.1946: In thick fog about 16 miles NNE of Bar Light Vessel run down by Liverpool tug CARLGARTH (179grt/1922) on passage Liverpool – Barrow. Vessel quickly foundered with only one survivor, Nicholas Grundy, Shakespeare Road, Fleetwood.
26.6.1946: Milford registry closed.
(Lost – Sk Lesie Hall; Thomas Wright, mate & Thomas Blundell Wright, deckhand, all Fleetwood)

The Times, Thursday, May 30, 1946
News in Brief
fishing smack rammed
When the tug CARLGARTH, of Liverpool, rammed and sank the Fleetwood fishing smack VICTORIA II in the Irish Sea, about 16 miles N.N.E. of Liverpool, early yesterday, only one member of the fishing boat crew, Nicholas Grundy, of Shakespeare Road, Fleetwood, was saved. Captain Leslie Hall, master of the vessel, Thomas Wright, and Thomas Blundell Wright, all of Fleetwood, are missing. The tug was on its way to Barrow-in-Furness to assist at the launching of the HINEMOA, the first passenger liner to be built in this country for the Dominions since 1939.

s.v. Talisman FD76

Additional information courtesy of Birgir Þórisson

Technical

Official Number: 75162
Completed: 1866
Gross Tonnage: 76
Net Tonnage: 49
Rig: Cutter – trawling
Built: ??, Brixham
Engine: 40ha “Hein” kerosene engine

History

1876: Completed by ??, Brixham as TALISMAN.
1876: Registered at Brixham.
1.1.1880: Owned by Mrs Hannah T. Tyrer, Brixham.
1.1.1883: Owned by Joseph Perrett, Brixham.
18??: Sold to Walter Moody Kelly, Fleetwood.
1.10.1890: Registered at Fleetwood (FD76).
6.5.1898: Sold to Jón Jörgen Christen Havsteen, Akureyri, Iceland.
1893: Fleetwood registry closed. Used for hand lining with crew of 15-18 men.
1903: Registered as (EA23).
1917: Sold to Ásgeir Pétursson, shipowner, herring curer, and merchant, Akureyri.
1917: Fitted with 40 ha “Hein“ kerosene engine
24.03.1922: Wrecked at Sauðanes, (Western fiords of Iceland) when bound to the south of Iceland for the seasonal cod fishery. 8 out of a crew of 16 got ashore, but 4 of them died of exposure before reaching shelter at Flateyri in Önundarfjörður.

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s.v. Talisman FD76

s.v. Talisman FD76
Following Corsair, picture courtesy of Alan Hirst

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published.
23/08/2014: Information updated.
26/06/2015: Picture added.
27/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark.

s.v. Petrel FD59

Technical

Official Number: 21483
Completed: 1866
Net Tonnage: 25
Rig: Cutter-trawling
Built: ??, Ringsend, Dublin

History

1866: Completed by ??, Ringsend, Dublin as PETREL.
1867: Registered at Galway, Co. Galway.
1.1.1870: Owned by Thomas Glover, Manchester.
1881: Registered at Fleetwood (FD59).
1881: Census at Fleetwood – John Roskell (37), b- Fleetwood, fisherman; Joseph Wolf (37), b-Blackpool, fisherman; Thomas Gregg (42), b-Liverpool, fisherman; William Gregg (14), b-Liverpool, cook.
By 1.1883: Owned by Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
24.10.1887: Sold to Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood & others.
21/22.12.1894: After a day of severe weather, in the early evening the NW wind strengthened and during the night in storm force conditions (100 – 120mph) driven ashore off Gynn, Blackpool. Skipper Richard Wright drowned. 1895: Fleetwood registry closed.

Changelog
23/02/2009: Page published.
09/01/2015: Information updated.
07/07/2017: Information updated.

s.v. Osprey FD52

Technical

Official Number: 9891
Completed: 1844
Gross Tonnage: 41
Net Tonnage: 25
Length: 64.9 ft
Breadth: 15.9 ft
Depth: 8.7 ft:
Rig: Cutter – trawling
Built: ??, Gosport

History

1844: Completed by ??, Gosport as OSPREY for John Berney Petre Esq, Warwick House, Westwick, Norfolk as a yacht.
1844: Registered at Portsmouth. In his will he had bequeathed the yacht to his good friend and one of his executors, Colonel James Duff, who unfortunately predeceased him.
1885: A Codicil in the Will designated his niece, Lady Mary Duff (Dawkins) Petre as the new owner.
1886: Sold to Penry Lloyd, Glanhenwyn, Glasbury, Radnorshire.
1889: Sold to George Ormerod, Southport.
1889: Sold to Charles W. Pater, 21 Victoria Street, Fleetwood.
8.3.1889: Registered at Fleetwood (FD52).
7.11.1890: In Force 8 NW gale returning to Fleetwood (Sk. James Fogg), observed the Wigtown owned schooner JEAN CAMPBELL (3169) (56n/1844) being driven towards the beach at Norbreck and in distress. With difficulty closed wreck and launched the boat manned by George Wilkinson, James Abram and George Greenall. On reaching the schooner, by now pounding in the surf, took onboard the three crew
members. Returning and when almost alongside boat was swamped and all thrown into water. The only survivor was George Wilkinson. Subsequently James Fogg and George Wilkinson awarded the RNLI Silver Medal for gallantry in attempting to save the crew of the JEAN CAMPBELL. A memorial in the form of a drinking fountain was set up in Euston Park.
16.10.1900: Sold to Richard Ashcroft & James William Fogg, Fleetwood.
21.3.1906: Sold to Richard Ashcroft, London Street, Fleetwood.
1914: Sold for demolition.
2.2.1914: Fleetwood registry closed.

Changelog
23/02/2009: Page published.
08/01/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Margaret FD81

Technical

Official Number: 67132
Completed: 1872
Gross Tonnage: 45
Net Tonnage: 25
Rig: Cutter sloop rigged – trawling
Built: ??, Plymouth

History

1872: Completed by ??, Plymouth as MARGARET
1972: Registered at Fleetwood (FD81).
1.1.1875: Owned by William Leech, Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by William Wignall, Fleetwood.
24.12.1886: Sold to Mrs Margaret Hudson, 49 Warren Street, Fleetwood.
1896: Sold to James Armour, Fleetwood.
1897: Fleetwood registry closed “Vessel sold to Danish subjects (Iceland)”.

Changelog
22/02/2009: Page published. 5 revisions since then.
15/12/2014: Information updated.