Technical

Official Number: 114295
Completed: 1901
Gross Tonnage: 25
Net Tonnage: 11
Length: 58.1 ft
Breadth: 14.7 ft
Depth: 5.2 feet
Engine: 2 x C.2-cyl by James Robertson & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood
Boiler: Stevenson & Co, Preston
Built: John Gibson & Sons, Fleetwood

History

11.1901: Completed by John Gibson & Sons, Fleetwood (Yd.No.) for The Fleetwood Urban District Council, Fleetwood as BOURNE-MAY.
28.11.1901: Registered at Fleetwood, Joseph Tildsley appointed manager.
23.4.1907: Thomas N. Croft appointed manager.
23.10.1917: Bazel Shepherd appointed manager.
9.11.1933: Borough of Fleetwood incorporated.
9.6.1936: Registered as a fishing vessel at Fleetwood (FD57).
1944: Sold for breaking up.
4.2.1944: Fleetwood registry closed.

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S.T. Bourne May FD57

S.T. Bourne May FD57
Seen as a ferry boat

S.T. Bourne May FD57

Bourne May FD57
Seen as a ferry boat

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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