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S.T. Newland LO95

Technical

Official Number: 116118
Yard Number: 310
Completed: 1903
Gross Tonnage: 235
Net Tonnage: 95
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons, Selby

History

18.11.1902: Launched by Cochrane & Sons, Selby (Yd.No.310) for The City Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as NEWLAND.
5.1.1903: Completed (John A. Laverack, manager).
6.1.1903: Registered at Hull (H713).
30.1.1908: William Morton, cook, lost overboard and drowned.
1.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr, 1-7.5” A/S Howitzer & Hydro) (Ad.No.942).
1919: Returned to owner.
22.12.1924: George Blyth, deckhand, lost overboard and drowned.
12.1924: Sold to Hans Muff, Esbjerg (Hudson Bros, Hull, managers).
11.2.1925 Sold to Thomas Hudson, Hull.
4.3.1925: Hull registry closed.
14.3.1925: Sold Hans Muff, Esbjerg.
3.1925: Registered at Esbjerg as NAOS.
11.1926: Sold to John W. Storr, Hull. Esbjerg registry closed.
5.11.1926: Registered at Hull (H315).
7.12.1926: Sold to Neptune Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull (John W. Storr, manager).
3.1.1929: Sold to Mons Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull (Elijah Headspith, Hessle, manager).
5.9.1934: Sold to Dalby Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Bowden Ramster, manager).
7.1.1935: Registered at Hull as NEWLAND (H315).
6.1.1936: Sold to Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London (Robert S. Hewett, manager).
9.1.1936: Hull registry closed.
11.1.1936: Registered at London (LO95).
5.1940: Requisitioned for war service and appointed for conversion to a minesweeper.
7.1940: Returned to owner (Not listed in MT65-467).
31.7.1940: 40 miles SW of Barra Head, picked up Master, twenty-four crew, one gunner and four passengers from steamer JAMAICA PROGRESS (5475grt/1932) sunk by torpedo and gunfire by U-boat (U.99). Landed at Fleetwood. (Chief Officer and sixteen crew members landed at Barra).
5.1943: Sold to Hull Merchants Amalgamated Trawlers Ltd, Hull.
5.1943: London registry closed.
22.5.1943: Registered at Hull (H553).
9.2.1945: Sold to Shire Trawlers Ltd, London (William A. Bennett, manager).
28.12.1946 Sold to Lord Line Ltd, Hull.
1.8.1947: Sold to Elkington Estates Ltd, Grimsby (C. Dobson, manager).
9.1947: Hull registry closed.
9.1947: Registered at Grimsby (GY500).
1952: Sold to Stockton Shipping & Salvage Ltd, Stockton-on-Tees for breaking up.
12.10.1952: Breaking up commenced.
11.1952: Grimsby registry closed breaking up completed.

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S.T. Newland LO95

S.T. Newland H713
Picture courtesy of the Mike Thompson Collection

Changelog
18/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
21/11/2011: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

S.T. Princess Melton FD326

Technical

Official Number: 114192
Yard Number: 226
Completed: 1901
Gross Tonnage: 224
Net Tonnage: 89
Length: 120.3 ft
Breadth: 22 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: 3-cyl by J. S. Vaux & Co Ltd, Sunderland
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen

History

15.6.1901: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.226) for Aberdeen Icelandic Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen as PRINCESS MELTON.
9.9.1901: Registered at Aberdeen (A440).
9.1901: Completed (J. A. Gordon, manager).
1902: New boiler fitted.
9.1.1912: Sold to Thomas Lauder, Aberdeen (managing owner).
8.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.322).
5.11.1918: Sold to Ernest Taylor, Noah Ashworth & Rowland Morris, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager). Based Tyne.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
16.7.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
20.7.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD326).
1921: Sold to Ernest Taylor, Thornton (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
26.2.1925: Sold to Alexander Jack, Glasgow.
26.2.1925: Sold to Bowden Ramster, Fleetwood (Alexander Keay, manager).
23.12.1925: Sold to Dalby Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Bowden Ramster, manager).
1932: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
12.10.1932: Fleetwood registry closed, advise received from owners “Ship broken up”.

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S.T. Princess Melton FD326

S.T. Princess Melton FD326
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

Changelog
17/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
18/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from image.

S.T. Edwina FD205

Technical

Official Number: 139204
Yard Number: 274
Completed: 1915
Gross Tonnage: 267
Net Tonnage: 104
Length: 127.2 ft
Breadth: 23 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Built: Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow

History

9.1915: Completed by Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee (Yd.No.274) for J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood as EDWINA.
29.9.1915: Registered at Fleetwood (FD205) James A. Robertson designated manager.
10.1915: Requisitioned from the builders for war service (Ad.No.1919).
10.1915: Commissioned at Dundee.
10.1915: At Devonport. Fitted with Hotchkiss 3pdr gun (No.9) and fitted out for auxilliary patrol.
1.1916: Allocated Unit No.63 – Section C based Devonport (Sk. A. Brown RNR).
10.1916: Allocated Unit 63 – Sections S, T, U based Devonport (Sk. J. P. James RNR). Based Gibraltar.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
12.10.1924: James A. Robertson OBE died.
10.1924: Alan Marr designated manager.
6.2.1925: Joseph Arthur Marr appointed manager.
1.12.1925: Alan Marr died after long illness.
1.4.1929: Joseph Arthur Marr retired from board to run the Dinas Company.
4.1929: Geoffrey Edwards Marr designated manager.
1935: Sold to G. Reid, Aberdeen.
1938: Sold to Dalby Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
Pre 4.1940: Employed on Fishery Protection (WA/Fort William/Fleetwood) (1-12pdr, 4 Lewis guns).
26.5.1940: At 6.57pm. ‘Operation Dynamo’ (Dunkirk evacuation) put into effect.
27.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service (Hire rate £73.8.6d/month) (Ty/Sk. Percy Bedford RNR).
27.5.1940: Fleetwood Flotilla sailed North End, Fleetwood for English Channel with GAVA (FD380) as Leader (Ty/Sk. F. Day RNR. Senior Officer Fleetwood Flotilla, P/Ty/Lieut. Francis Joseph Jordan RNR), with DHOON (FD438), EVELYN ROSE (GY9) (Ty/Sk. Arthur John Lewis RNR), JACINTA (FD235) (Ty/Sk. Jim Bettess RNR – mate) and VELIA (FD49) (Ty/Sk. John Clarkson RNR).
30.5.1940: Arrived Dover.
31.5.1940: At 0730 sailed for Ramsgate, entering harbour at 0910. At 2030 moved to anchor outside.
1.6.1940: At 0725 sailed Ramsgate for Dunkirk. Attacked by enemy aircraft all the way; returned fire. Two crew wounded. Arrived Dunkirk at 1125 and embarked 120 French Colonial troops. At 1230 Fleetwood Flotilla cleared harbour bound Ramsgate. At 1400 concentrated enemy air attack. Aircraft returned at 1430. Arrived off Ramsgate at 1855 and landed troops. Two hours shore leave in Ramsgate. Fleetwood Flotilla resumed patrol at 2312.
4.6.1940: Ordered to Harwich. Weekend leave and on return crew signed a three month contract under T.124 articles as civilians employed to serve alongside the Royal Navy in Naval uniform as members of Naval Auxiliary Personnel subject to Naval discipline. Commenced 3 day patrols (P.No.4.134) in the English Channel as part of ‘invasion’ defence.
6.1941: Fitted out for minesweeping duties.
5.1945: Returned.
12.11.1956: Sold for breaking up.

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HMT Edwina

HMT Edwina
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S.T. Edwina FD205

S.T. Edwina FD205
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Changelog
19/12/2008: Page published. 7 updates since then.
03/06/2016: Minor information update.
29/05/2020: Information updated.
13/06/2020: Information updated.