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S.T. Bourne May FD57

Technical

Official Number: 114295
Completed: 1901
Gross Tonnage: 25.39
Net Tonnage: 11.34
Length: 58.1 ft
Breadth: 14.7 ft
Depth: 5.2 feet
Built: John Gibson & Sons, Fleetwood
Engine: 90ihp 2 x C.2-cyl by James Robertson & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood
Boiler: Stevenson & Co, Preston

History

11.1901: Completed by John Gibson & Sons, Fleetwood (Yd.No.) for The Fleetwood Urban District Council (64/64), Fleetwood as BOURNE-MAY.
28.11.1901: Registered at Fleetwood. Joseph Tildsley designated manager.
23.4.1907: Thomas Newton Croft designated manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 11.43 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
23.10.1917: Bazel Shepherd designated manager.
9.11.1933: By Royal Charter dated 10 August 1933, the Fleetwood Urban District Council was incorporated as the Borough of Fleetwood. Ownership vested in The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Fleetwood (64/64).
9.6.1936: Registered as a fishing vessel at Fleetwood (FD57).
1944: Sold for breaking up.
4.2.1944: Fleetwood registry closed. “ Vessel has been broken up. Advice received from Port Fishery Officer, Fleetwood.“

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S.F. Bourne May

S.F. Bourne May as a ferry
Picture from the Internet

S.F. Bourne May

S.F. Bourne May as a ferry
Picture from the Internet

Changelog
20/05/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.
24/02/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.
03/02/2020: Updated information.

s.v. Anglican FD105

Technical

Official Number: 68624
Yard Number: 21
Completed: 1873
Gross Tonnage: 36
Net Tonnage: 25
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood
Rig: Smack

History

7.1873: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.21) for William Leech, Fleetwood as ANGLICAN. Registered at Fleetwood (FD105).
1881: Census at Thornton-le-Fylde. James Iddon (33), b-Hesketh Bank, Master; Edward Eccles (60), b-Banks, Mate; Samuel Edwards (25), b-Gravesend & Thomas Fenton (20), b-Liverpool, Seamen; Albert Iddon (12), b-Fleetwood, Cook.
1879: Sold to Joseph Bird, Fleetwood.
1881: Sold to William Hudson, Fleetwood.
1882: Sold to Henry Bird, Hoylake. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Liverpool (LL68).
Pre 1.1.1888: Sold to George Hazlehurst, School Lane, Hoylake.
1899: Sold to Mrs C. Hazlehurst, 94 Market Street, Hoylake (managing owner).
1913: Owned by John J. Christian, 27 Burley Road South, Everton, Liverpool.
3.6.1916: Liverpool fishing registry closed “No longer used for fishing”.
1917: Sold to Herbert Pritchard, 17 Richmond Park, Anfield, Liverpool (managing owner).
1933: Not listed under that name in MNL.

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Changelog
11/05/2011: Page published.
24/10/2014: Information updated.
28/06/2016: Picture added.
16/08/2016: Incorrect image removed.

s.v. Scotian FD116

Technical

Official Number: 70158
Completed: 1874
Net Tonnage: 39
Rig: Smack
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood

History

1874: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.) for John William Leech, Fleetwood as SCOTIAN. Registered at Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by Peter McKellar, Fleetwood.
1.1.1888: Owned by George Hazlehurst, Market Street, Hoylake. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Liverpool.
1.1.1895: Same.
1.1.1890: Not listed in MNL under this name.

Changelog
11/05/2011: Page published.
02/02/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Zephyr FD134

Technical

Official Number: 73750
Completed: 1876
Gross Tonnage: 37
Net Tonnage: 23
Length: 56.6 ft
Breadth: 16.3 ft
Depth: 8.2 ft
Rig: Jigger Smack – trawling
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood

History

31.3.1876: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.24) for Gibson & Co, Fleetwood as ZEPHYR.
1876: Registered at Fleetwood (FD134).
1.1.1880: Owned by James R. Gibson, Fleetwood.
18??: Sold to J. Wright, Fleetwood.
22.11.1889: Sold to James R. Gibson, Fleetwood.
2.11.1900: Sold to John David Gibson, Fleetwood & Another.
27.12.1906: Fleetwood registry closed. Sold to foreigners (Norwegian subjects).

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published.
01/03/2015: Minor information update.

s.v. Wonder FD68

Technical

Official Number: 63932
Completed: 1870
Gross Tonnage: 38
Net Tonnage: 25
Length: 57 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling & lining
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood

History

16.12.1870: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.14) for Thomas Leadbetter, Fleetwood & Others as WONDER.
1871: Registered at Fleetwood (FD68).
1881: Census at Fleetwood – John Leadbetter (36), b-North Meols, master; John Leadbetter (38), b-North Meols, mate; Spencer Sumner (26), b-Warton, AB; William Leadbetter (15), b-Fleetwood, AB: Robert Leadbetter (13), b-Fleetwood, cook.
24.10.1887: Sold to John Leadbetter, Fleetwood & Others (John Leadbetter, managing owner).
1910: Owned by Richard Ashcroft.
1918: Sold to Thomas W. Dixon, 38 James Street, Whitehaven (managing owner).
23.2.1922: Fleetwood registry closed. Transferred to Whitehaven.
1929: Same.

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Wonder FD68

Wonder FD68
Picture courtesy of Alan Hirst

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published.
01/03/2015: Minor information update.
23/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark.