Technical

Official Number: 20270
Net Tonnage: 53
Completed: 1857
Length: 66.4 ft
Breadth: 16.4 ft
Depth: 10.2 ft
Rig: ketch-trawling
Built: ??, Littlehampton

History

1857: Completed by ??, Littlehampton as ELIZA CHARLOTTE. Registered at Hull (H??).
11.1869: Hull registry closed. Registered at Grimsby (GY266).
1.1.1870: Owned by George Goodwin, Kingston-upon- Hull.
1.1.1875: Same.
1.1.1883: Owned by Walker Moody, Cleethorpes (J. Steer, skipper).
8.1887: Sold to Charles H. Saunby, 21 Albert Street, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD17). Coasting?
1900: Fleetwood registry closed.

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Technical

Official Number: 131935
Completed: 1911
Gross Tonnage: 41
Net Tonnage: 29
Rig: Ketch
Built: Sanders & Co, Galmpton, Devon

History

Ketch/Aux-trawling

1911: Completed by Sanders & Co, Galmpton for Charles Bond, 16 Prospect Road, Brixham as FERN LEAF.
25.10.1911: Registered at Brixham (BM317).
5.5.1919: Sold to Charles C. Bond, Church Street, Brixham.
1922: Sold to G. H. Hole, 10 Trafalgar Terrace, Brixham.
192?: Re-measured 24n
25.4.1925: Sold to C. M. Ashford, ??.
30.8.1925: Sold to J. E. Rowse Jnr, Milford Haven.
22.1.1934: Sold to Ralph Stockman Dugdall, 57 Esplanade, Fleetwood.
Post 1934: Auxiliary motor fitted
9.2.1941: Requisitioned for war service and employed on miscellaneous Naval duties (Hire rate £20.0.0d/month).
1942: Brixham registry closed “no longer fishing”.
1943: Based Clyde as TRV attached to Alexandria Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Dumbartonshire.
1946: Returned to owner.
Pre 1948: Sold for breaking up.

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Fern Leaf BM317

Fern Leaf BM317

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Technical

Official Number: 65810
Completed: 1871
Gross Tonnage: 65
Net Tonnage: 48
Length: 70.4 ft
Breadth: 18.25 ft
Depth: 10.1 feet
Rig: Ketch – trawling
Built: Sandwich Shipbuilding Co, Sandwich, Kent

History

1871: Completed by Sandwich Shipbuilding Co, Sandwich, Kent for Walker Moody, Cleethorpes as YOUNG WALKER.
7.1881: Registered at Grimsby (GY315).
7.1888: Sold to Great Grimsby Fishing & Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Grimsby.
10.1888: Sold to A. King, ??.
11.1888: Grimsby registry closed.
11.1888: Registered at Fleetwood (FD47).
22.5.1889: Sold to John D. Gibson, Fleetwood (managing owner).
24.10.1898: Sold to Robert Westby, Fleetwood.
9.12.1904: Abandoned leaking 10m N of Great Orme’s Head and subsequently foundered. Crew of four Hoylake men picked up by Cork registered steamer INNISFALLEN (1405grt/1896) and landed at Liverpool.
24.6.1905: Fleetwood registry closed.

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published.
28/11/2014: Information updated.

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Technical

Official Number: 109670
Completed: 1900
Gross Tonnage: 44
Net Tonnage: 41
Length: 59.4 ft
Breadth: 17.2 ft
Depth: 8.6 ft
Built: ??. Freckleton

History

Ketch – trawling

1900: Completed by ??. Freckleton for Richard Leadbetter & Others, Fleetwood (Mary Ellen Leadbetter (managing owner) as WHITE ROSE.
14.3.1900: Registered at Fleetwood (FD21).
31.12.1907: Tonnage altered to 24.80net. New Fishing Certificate issued.
1910: William Leadbetter, North Church St, Fleetwood (managing owner).
30.7.1920: Fleetwood registry closed. Sold to foreigners (Belgian subjects).

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Technical

Official Number: 51224
Completed: 1864
Gross Tonnage: 58
Net Tonnage: 52
Length: 66.1 ft
Breadth: 17.2 ft
Depth: 9.4 ft
Rig: Ketch – trawling
Built: ??, Rye

History

1864: Completed by ??, Rye for John Lewis Potter, Kingston-upon-Hull, as VIVID.
1865: Registered at Hull.
4.1874: Sold to H. Smethurst Jnr, Grimsby.
4.1874: Hull registry closed. Registered at Grimsby (GY460).
1.1.1875: Owned by Henry George, Gt. Yarmouth.
1.1.1880: Owned by The Grimsby Smack Co Ltd, Grimsby.
1.1.1883: Owned by Charles R. Taylor, 230 Heneage Street, West Clee, Lincolnshire.
12.1886: Sold to W. Kennington, Grimsby.
2.1889: Sold to C. M. Mundahl, Grimsby.
6.1889: Sold to Charles H. Saunby, Fish Market, Fleetwood (managing owner).
6.1889: Grimsby registry closed.
6.1889: Registered at Fleetwood (FD57).
18.2.1892: Sold to James Jackson, Fleetwood.
8.12.1895 (?): Fleetwood registry closed “No longer fishing”. Employed as a trading ketch.
1.1.1899: Not listed in MNL.

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
22/02/2015: Information updated.

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