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s.v. Lord Marmion FD131


Official Number: 73748
Gross Tonnage: 40
Net Tonnage: 25
Length: 59.1 ft
Breadth: 16.7 ft
Depth: 8.6 ft
Rig: Jigger smack – trawling
Built: Hugh Singleton, Fleetwood


1875: Completed by Hugh Singleton, Fleetwood for William Sumner, Fleetwood & Others as LORD MARMION.
1876: Registered at Fleetwood (FD131).
1.1.1880: Owned by Mrs Tabitha Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
29.12.1883: Sold to John Johnson, Fleetwood & others (managing owner).
20.2.1905: Sold to James Johnson, 9 Wellington Terrace, Preston & Others.
22.11.1906: Sold to Henry Robert Moss, 22 Windsor Terrace, Fleetwood (managing owner).
9.5.1917: Sold to John Edward Singleton, 55 Pharos Street, Fleetwood.
6.5.1918: Sold to Alice Maud Stennitt, 11 Imperial Terrace, Blackpool.
11.10.1918: Sold to Thomas Bradshaw & Alfred Batchelor, 57 Warren Street, Fleetwood.
Pre 1924: Sold to George Ellis, 9 Balmoral Terrace, Fleetwood (managing owner).
1929: Same.
24.4.1935 (20.5.1935?): Fleetwood registry closed. Ceased fishing.

18/05/2012: Page published. 2 revisions since then.
14/12/14: Information amended.

s.v. Swallow FD151


Official Number: 89476
Completed: 1884
Gross Tonnage: 53g
Net Tonnage: 35
Length: 71.3 ft
Breadth: 16.65 ft
Depth: 8.1 ft
Rig: Dandy/steam screw – trawling
Built: G. B. Meagher & Co, Swansea, Swansea


1884: Completed by G. B. Meagher & Co, Swansea as SWALLOW.
1884: Registered at Maryport.
1886: Registered at Ayr (AR89).
By 1887: Owned by John Waring, 16 Kent Street, Fleetwood & J. Cookson, Fleetwood.
1907: Sold to William Poole, 10 Back Kent St, Fleetwood (64/64) (managing owner).
10.1907: Ayr registry closed.
30.10.1907: Registered at Fleetwood (FD151).
13.4.1908: William Poole died.
1.6.1908: Probate granted to John Robert Sumner, Fleetwood. Vessel transferred to him.
7.7.1908: Sold to George William Stennett (22/64); William Henry Blackhurst (21/64) and John Edward Singleton (21/64), all of 80 Dock Street, Fleetwood (George William Stennett managing owner).
6.10.1908: Sold to John Edward Singleton (22/64), Dock Street, Fleetwood; Henry Melling (21/64), Jubilee Pier, Fleetwood and William H. Blackhurst (21/64), Crown Hotel, Dock Street, Fleetwood.
23.10.1908: John Edward Singleton appointed managing owner.
20.7.1909: Fitted with auxiliary motor 6 nhp. Re-measured 8.7ft depth 57.54g 37.53n.
20.7.1909: Registry closed.
24.7.1909: Re-registered as an auxiliary motor trawler.
4.8.1909: Sold to The Swallow Fishing Syndicate Ltd, Dock Street, Fleetwood (John Edward Singleton, manager).
14.2.1912: Vessel foundered in Morecambe Bay and totally lost.
1.3.1912: Fleetwood registry closed “Vessel sunk – total loss.

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sv Swallow FD151

sv Swallow FD151
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23/02/2009: Page published.
13/02/2015: Information updated.
12/02/2018: Picture added.