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S.T. Swan II LO47

Technical

Official Number: 116103
Yard Number: 335
Completed:1902
Gross Tonnage: 239
Net Tonnage: 84
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 21.75 ft
Depth: 11.7 ft
Engine: 70nhp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull
Speed: 10.5 knots

History

20.9.1902: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.335) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as SWAN.
15.11.1902: Registered at Hull (H700).
11.1902: Completed (H. A. Lees Russell, manager).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 93 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
12.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.811).
2.1915: Renamed SWAN II.
17.4.1915: Registered at Hull as Swan II (H700).
4.10.1918: Sold to Weston W. Crampin, Grimsby (managing owner).
21.10.1918: Hull registry closed.
24.10.1918: Registered at Grimsby (GY1223).
1919: Returned to owner.
2.1919: Sold to The Crampin Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Herbert W. Crampin, manager).
2.1920: Sold to The Bunch Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Walter Crampin, manager).
10.1930: Sold to Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London (Robert Scott Hewett, manager).
14.10.1930: Grimsby registry closed.
15.10.1930: Registered at London (LO47).
6.1935: On a trip to Donegal Bay grounds (Sk. John Plant). Seized in Culdaff Bay by Civic Guards disguised as fishermen on a charge of fishing in Free State territorial waters. At Letterkennny, Co. Donegal, Sk. Plant was fined £50 and trawler detained pending payment.
12.4.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.1880)(Hire rate £59.15.0d/month).
7.1941: Employed as a base for boiler cleaning parties.
6.11.1941: Compulsorily acquired by M.O.W.T.
4. 1945: Repair & Maintenance at Aultbea.
8.1945: Sold to Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London & Fleetwood (Robert S. Hewett, manager).
1947: Sold to BISCO and allocated to West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Troon for breaking up.
11.2.1947: Arrived Troon Harbour (draughts 5’6”/12’6”).
21.2.1947: Breaking commenced.
1.4.1947: Beached (draughts 3’6”/6’0”).
23.6.1947: Breaking completed. London registry closed.

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S.T. Swan II LO47

S.T. Swan II LO47
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S.T. Swan H700

S.T. Swan H700
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Changelog
19/01/2009: Page published. 5 Updates since then.
19/05/14: Picture added.
20/11/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from images.

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

S.T. Walwyns Castle LO231

Technical

Official Number: 128945
Yard Number: 537
Completed: 1913
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 100
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.3 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, Middlesbrough

History

2.8.1913: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank-on-Tees, Middlesbrough (Yd.No.537) for The Castle Steam Trawlers Ltd, Swansea as WALWYNS CASTLE.
19.9.1913: Completed (Crawford Heron, manager).
19.9.1913: Registered at Swansea (SA9).
8.11.1914: Mortgaged to De Eerste Nederlandsche Scheepsverband Maatschappij, Dordrecht. (A).
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service.
28.5.1915: Commissioned.
29.5.1915: Arrived Falmouth. Fitted out for auxiliary patrol duties (Ad.No.1774). Northern Patrol.
12.6.1918: Transferred from Northern Patrol to Devonport.
1.7.1918: Sailed Devonport for Falmouth.
6.7.1918: Sailed Falmouth escorting Convoy O.F.42 to Mediterranean. Based Malta.
22.10.1918: Sold to Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby (John D. Marsden, manager).
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull, then continued to fish from Swansea
12.1919: On a trip to Irish grounds.
30.12.1919: When some 150 miles west of Lundy came upon a disabled motor boat with five men onboard. Men were only survivors of eighteen onboard the American six masted schooner ELEANOR A. PERCY (3.401grt/1900), cargo grain, Rio de Janeiro for Copenhagen, which had foundered on 26.12.1919 in approximate position 48.30N 17.45W after springing a leak.
31.12.1919: Survivors landed at Swansea.
3.2.1919: Mortgage discharged (A).
27.11.1923: Mortgaged to London Joint City & Merchants Bank Ltd, London (B).
29.6.1927: Owners re-styled Consolidated Fisheries Ltd (Sir John D. Marsden, manager).
14.2.1940: Requisitioned for war service and fitted out at Sharpness for minesweeping duties (P.No.FY.866)(Hire rate £65.17.6d/month) (Sk. J. McLeman RNR). Based Stornoway. 15.5.1942: Mortgage discharged (B).
6.1942: Sold to The Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London & Fleetwood (Robert H. Hewett, manager).
10.6.1942: Swansea registry closed.
12.6.1942: Registered at London (LO231).
3.1946: Returned.
3.1946: Sold to BISCO and allocated to West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Troon for breaking up.
25.3.1946: Delivered Troon.
1946: London registry closed.

Changelog
08/01/2009: Page published. 5 revisions since then.
21/08/2014: Information updated.

S.T. Royalist (1) LO17

Technical

Official Number: 109078
Yard Number: 207a
Completed: 1898
Gross Tonnage: 183
Net Tonnage: 66
Length: 111.7 ft
Breadth: 21 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull

History

1.9.1898: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull (Yd.No.207A) for George Walton, Hull (managing owner) as ROYALIST.
10.1898: Completed.
31.10.1898: Registered at Hull (H428).
9.11.1899: Off the Skaw arrested for alleged illegal fishing in Danish territorial waters. At Frederikshavn whole crew arrested and master charged with running down in Onunder Fjord, Iceland on 9.10.1899, a boat which had been sent out to arrest him for alleged fishing within the three mile limit: three men drowned.
20.1.1900: Trial concluded with guilty verdict on both charges. Sk. C. A. Nielsson sentenced to one years imprisonment; the mate Holmgren to ten days hard labour; the cook Rugaard, a Dane, to thirty days hard labour. Skipper also fined 3,200 kroner for illegal fishing in Icelandic (Danish) and Danish waters.
5.9.1901: Sold to The Dublin Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Dublin (A. Richardson, manager).
18.8.1902: Hull registry closed.
8.1902: Registered at Dublin (D206).
1913: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 74net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
7.1917: Sold to George Frederick Sleight, Grimsby (managing owner).
7.1917: Dublin registry closed.
31.7.1917: Registered at Grimsby (GY1090).
8.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
1919: Released.
30.11.1920: Sold to Andrew Walker, Aberdeen (managing owner).
13.12.1920: Grimsby registry closed.
22.12.1920: Registered at Aberdeen (A498).
30.12.1927: Sold to The Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Thomas Walker, manager).
26.11.1929: Sold to Robert S. Hewett, London (managing owner).
21.11.1929: Aberdeen registry closed.
29.11.1929: Registered at London (LO17). Fishing from Fleetwood.
30.5.1930: Sold to The Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London (Robert S. Hewett, manager).
1935: Sold for for breaking up.
29.11.1935: London registry closed.

Changelog
28/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
28/03/2015: Information updated.
01/09/2015: Updated information.

S.T. Penguin LO97

Additional information courtesy of Gary Hicks Plymouth Merchant Ships

Technical

Official Number: 114622
Yard Number: 398
Completed: 1902
Gross Tonnage: 190.2
Net Tonnage: 57.87
Length: 112.4 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 420ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Alex Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

18.10.1902: Launched by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.398) for James Chant (32/64) & Thomas Paddon (32/64), Plymouth as PENGUIN.
11.1902: Completed.
20.11.1902: James Chant designated managing owner.
30.11.1902: Registered at Plymouth (PH178)
16.12.1906: With steam trawler MAGNOLIA (M146) towed disabled steamer IDA ZSCHIMMER (362grt/?) of Rostock from SSW of the Longships to Falmouth arriving at 8.00 p.m.
10.8.1908: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Lloyds Bank Ltd, London (A).
26.9.1912: Sold to Chant & Paddon Ltd (64/64), Plymouth.
26.9.1912: James Chant & Herbert William Chant appointed managers.
10.10.1912: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Lloyds Bank Ltd, London (B).12.10.1912: Mortgage (A) discharged.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 73.73 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
11.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.528).
15.1.1916: Based Milford. On patrol and i.a.w. Standing Orders, steaming without lights. At 6.20 am. off Tuskar Rock, collided with HM Drifter EVERARD (INS30)(Ad.No.2460) which subsequently sank.
17.1.1916: Mortgage (B) discharged.
2.3.1918: Sold to Herbert Ford, Birmingham.
4.3.1918: John Maxwell Jones, Plymouth appointed manager.
4.3.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (C).
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Plymouth.
8.11.1920: Mortgaged (C) discharged.
9.11.1920: Sold to Thomas Davidson, Aberdeen.
6.12.1920: Plymouth registry closed.
6.12.1920: Thomas Davidson designated managing owner.
13.12.1920: Registered at Aberdeen (A154).
7.9.1933: Sold to The Hewett Fishing Co Ltd, London (Robert S. Hewett, manager).
7.9.1933: Arrived Fleetwood from fishing grounds with broken propeller.
5.6.1934: Aberdeen registry closed.
7.6.1934: Registered at London (LO97).
1936: Sold for breaking up.
10.2.1937: London registry closed “Broken up”.

Changelog
03/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.