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s.v. William and John FD162

Technical

Official Number: 45350
Completed: 1866
Gross Tonnage: 35
Net Tonnage: 20
Length: 54.1 ft
Breadth: 16.1 ft
Depth: 8.5 ft
Rig: Jigger Smack – trawling
Built by:John Gibson, Fleetwood

History

1866: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd. No. 8) for Jeffrey Wright, Fleetwood as WILLIAM and JOHN. Registered at Fleetwood (FD162).
1.1.1870: Owned by William Sumner, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – George Bird (27), b-Hoylake, master; David Herbert (28), b-Colchester,AB; Robert Green (41), b-Poulton-le-Fylde, AB; Philip Kay (29), b-Peel, AB; James Bird (15), b-Hoylake, cook.
21.10.1890: Sold to Richard Ashcroft, 9 Adelaide St, Fleetwood (managing owner).
26.9.1919: Sold to Jane Meadows, 1 Elm Street, Fleewood.
16.2.1921: Sold to John Henry Collis, 35 Carr Road, Fleetwood.
28.10.1928: Fleetwood registry closed. No longer fishing.

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William & John

William & John

Changelog
08/01/2009: Page published.
01/03/2015: Minor information update.
02/06/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

s.v. Desdemona FD127

Technical

Official Number: 70166
Completed: 1874
Net tonnage: 36.87
Length: 57.3 ft
Rig: Dandy – trawling & drifting
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

1874: Completed by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for J. Randles, Fleetwood as DESDEMONA.
2.7.1874: Registered at Fleetwood (FD127).
1.1.1875: Owned by Philip Turner, Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by David Moss, Fleetwood.
1.1.1883: Owned by John Moss, Fleetwood & others.
24.10.1887: Sold to ??, ??.
1.1.1888: Owned by John Moss, Fleetwood.
9.5.1902: Fleetwood registry closed.
8.5.1902: Registered at Liverpool (LL353).
10.11.1902: Sold to Jeffrey Wright (64/64), 73 Kemp Street, Fleetwood (managing owner).
10.11.1902: Liverpool registry closed.
13.11.1902: Registered at Fleetwood (FD203).
19.3.1903: Sold to Alice Marquis (64/64), 63 New Road, Blackpool.
23.3.1903: John Rimmer, 30 North Street, Fleetwood designated manager.
12.6.1906: Sold to Richard Ashcroft, London Street, Fleetwood.
20.6.1906: Richard Ashcroft designated managing owner.
26.3.1908: Re-measured 24.86net.
9.7.1909: Shares (32/64) sold to John Rimmer, 6 North Church Street, Fleetwood.
21.8.1918: John Rimmer shares (32/64) sold to Richard Ashcroft, Devon House, Blakiston Street East, Fleetwood.
9.9.1918: Shares (32/64) sold to H. B. Shepherd, ??
11.2.1920: Sold to John Shippen & Thomas William Dixon, Whitehaven.
26.1.1922: Fleetwood registry closed. Transferred to Whitehaven.
1925: Whitehaven registry closed.

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Sailing Trawler Desdemona

Sailing Trawler Desdemona
Picture courtesy of rossallbeach.co.uk

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
12/06/2016: Picture added.
21/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
25/11/2018: Updated information.

s.v. Cygnet FD15

Technical

Official Number: 27312
Completed: 1859
Gross tonnage: 35
Net tonnage: 23
Length: 51.7 ft
Breadth: 16.1 ft
Depth: 7.8 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling
Built: Gibson & Butcher, Fleetwood

History

1859: Completed by Gibson & Butcher, Fleetwood for John Wright, 7 Warren Street, Fleetwood (managing owner) as CYGNET. Registered at Fleetwood (FD15).
1.1.1875: Owned by Thomas Parkinson, Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by Jeffrey Wright, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – Richard Wright (38), b-Southport, master; Robert Wright (19), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; William Archer (34), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; James Pater (45) b-Liverpool, fisherman; James Pater (13), b-Fleetwood, cook.
1.1.1888: Same.
27.11.1889: Sold to William Moss, Fleetwood.
31.12.1900: Sold to William Moss & John Wignall, Fleetwood (William Moss managing owner).
8.3.1904: Sold to William Moss, 41 Pharos Street, Fleetwood.
19.12.1904: Fleetwood registry closed. Dismasted no longer used as a fishing boat.

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.