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s.v. Christina FD13

Additional information courtesy of Geoff Davidson


Official Number: 27311
Completed: 1859
Gross tonnage: 38
Net tonnage: 22
Length: 56.6 ft
Breadth: 16.4 ft
Depth: 7.7 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling
Built: George Rigby & Robert Rawstrone, Freckleton


1859: Completed by George Rigby & Robert Rawstrone, Freckleton for Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood as CHRISTINA.
12.2.1859: Registered at Fleetwood (FD13).
1.1.1865: Owned by John Calder, Fleetwood.
1.3.1869: Sold to John Calder & Robert Wright, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – William Rimmer (35), b-Southport, master; Peter Wilson (35), b-Fleetwood, mate; Thomas Pater (20), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Thomas Sumner (21), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; William Wright (19), b-Whitehaven, cook.
1882: Sold to Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
20.5.1895: Reported that while fishing in a moderate NW gale (Sk. John Meadows), struck by a squall carrying away the channel plates of the rigging port side causing the mast to break about twenty feet above deck. The trawl gear was cut away and the EZRA (FD1) (Sk. John Wright) who was near by, connected and towed back to Fleetwood.
21.11.1907: Laid up at Fleetwood ‘for want of skipper’.
6.1908: Sold to John Thomas Kee, 25 West Quay, Ramsey.
16.7.1908: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Ramsey, IoM.
1913: Ramsey registry closed.

05/01/2009: Page published.
30/12/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Alicia FD60


Official Number: 63930
Completed: 1870
Gross Tonnage: 28
Net tonnage: 20
Length: 58 ft
Breadth: 14.5 ft
Depth: 7.1 ft
Rig: Jigger Smack (Trawling)


1870: Completed by Richard Smith?, Preston, for Richard Johnson, Fleetwood as Alicia.
1.1.1875: Owned by John Calder, Fleetwood.
29.12.1884: Sold to Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood & others.
20.4.1905: Sold to Granville Buckley, 21 Horncliffe Rd, Blackpool.
19.10.1908: Sold to William Eaves,90 Ash St, Fleetwood, later 56 Addison Road, Fleetwood.
1913: Sold for demolition.
19.3.1913: Fleetwood registry closed “Vessel broken up at Fleetwood”.

05/01/2009: Page published.
20/10/2014: Information updated.