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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
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Built: Dundee Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Dundee

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, manager).
10.1915: Requisitioned for from the builders for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.9). 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 appointed 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).
26.5.1940: At 6.57pm. ‘Operation Dynamo’ (Dunkirk evacuation) put into effect.
27.5.1940: Sailed Fleetwood for English Channel in company with GAVA (FD380) as Leader (Ty/Sk. F. Day) and DHOON (FD438), EVELYN ROSE (GY9), JACINTA (FD235) and VELIA (FD49).
27.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service.
1.6.1940: Arrived Dunkirk (Sk. Percy Bedford) carried 120 troops to Dover. Employed on auxiliary patrol (1-12pdr) (P.No.4.134) (Hire rate £73.8.6d/month).
6.1941: Fitted out for minesweeping duties.
5.1945: Returned.
12.11.1956: Sold for breaking up.

Annex A

10.1915: Commissioned at Dundee.
10.1915: At Devonport. Fitted with Hotchkiss 3pdr gun (No.9) and fitted out for minesweeping duties (Ad.No.1919). Based at Gibraltar. by 10.1916: Based Devonport (Sk. J.P. James RNR).
1919: Port for landing Stores, Armament and Moveable Fittings – Grimsby. Port for Demobilising Personnel – Grimsby.
1919: Returned to owners at Grimsby.

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HMT Edwina

HMT Edwina
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S.T. Edwina FD205

S.T. Edwina FD205

Changelog
19/12/2008: Page published. 7 updates since then.
03/06/2016: Minor information update.