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S.T. Marton FD38

Additional material courtesy of Bill Blow

Technical

Official Number: 114310
Yard Number: 258
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 232
Net Tonnage: 80
Length: 125.3 ft
Breadth: 21.7 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: 380ihp T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollockshaws, Glasgow
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

12.7.1905: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd. No.258) for Louis Cohen, Norbreck; Ernest Heinrich Fridrich Louis Schottler, Blackpool; William Johnson,
Sheffield; Percy Johnson, Sheffield and Walter Henry Dickenson, Fleetwood (64/64 joint owners) as MARTON.
8.1905: Completed.
2.9.1905: Ship mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
2.9.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD38) Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
2.12.1905: Sold to Norbreck Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (64/64) (Louis Cohen, manager).
7.12.1905: Mortgage (A) discharged.
8.12.1905: Ship mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (B).
8.12.1905: Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
5.12.1906: Louis Cohen, Norbreck appointed manager.
19.1.1909: Mortgaged to Samuel Meggitt Johnson JP, Sheffield for £350 at 6% interest (C).
4.10.1909: Mortgage (C) discharged.
4.10.1909: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood (D).
5.10.1909: James H. Marr appointed manager.
1910: Vessel and company sold to James H. Marr, Fleetwood.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 94.58net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1590). Based Tyne.
27.1.1919: Sold to John McRae Knight & Morgan Watkin Howell, Hakin (John McRae Knight, managing owner).
21.2.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.3.1919: Registered at Milford (M11).
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Milford Haven.
2.1920: Sold to Direct Fish Supplies Ltd (64/64), London. John McRae Knight, Milford Haven appointed manager.
10.2.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (E).
10.1921: Transferred to Grimsby.
14.10.1921: Milford registry closed.
18.11.1921: Registered at Grimsby (GY1311).
23.3.1922: Direct Fish Supplies Ltd,London in liquidation.
10.8.1922: Placed in compulsory liquidation.
9.1922: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (E) to ??, Portugal.
23.9.1922: Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Marton FD38

S.T. Marton FD38
Picture courtesy of John Stevenson

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19/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
15/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

S.T. Thornton FD41

Technical

Official Number: 122933
Yard Number: 259
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 225
Net Tonnage: 71
Length: 125.5 ft
Breadth: 21.9 ft
Depth: 8.8 ft
Engine:T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: A. & W. Dalglish, Pollokshaws, Glasgow
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

3q1905: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.259) for Louis Cohen, Norbreck; Ernest Heinrich Friedrich Louis Schottler, Norbreck; William Johnson, Sheffield; Percy Johnson, Sheffield & Walter Henry Dickenson, Fleetwood (64 shares) as THORNTON.
21.10.1905: Mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (A).
28.10.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD41), Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
10.1905: Completed.
2.12.1905: Sold to Norbreck Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (John C. Ball appointed manager).
7.12.1905: Mortgage (A) discharged.
8.12.1905: Mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd, London (B).
2.12.1906: Louis Cohen appointed manager.
19.1.1909: Mortgaged to Samuel Meggitt Johnson JP, Sheffield for £350 @ 6% interest (C).
4.10.1909: Mortgage (C) discharged.
8.10.1910: James H. Marr appointed manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 91.60net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
20.5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an armed trawler (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.1764). Based Stromness.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Milford Haven.
27.1.1919: Sold to John McR. Knight, Hakin & Morgan W. Howells, Milford Haven (John McR. Knight, manager).
21.2.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.3.1919: Registered at Milford (M6).
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Milford Haven.
1919: Sold to Mrs Emma Bishop (22/64), Haverfordwest; John Walters (21/64), Hakin; Evan Davies (7/64), Fishguard; David Morgan (7/64), Fishguard & Thomas G. Bishop (7/64), Goodwick. John H. Bishop appointed manager.
30.6.1921: Entering lock at Milford hit by IAGO (H963) amidships. At the Magistrates court at Milford , Robert Seaward, mate of IAGO fined £5 for breach of Dock Co’s bye-laws.
10.8.1923: Sold to David Morgan, John Walters, John Henry Bishop, Albert Phillip Bishop & Thomas G. Bishop, Milford Haven (joint owners), Milford Haven (John H. Bishop managing owner).
8.9.1925: In fine weather about 45 miles W1/2S from St. Ann’s Head, connected to steam trawler OCEANIC (M8) disabled with machinery damage. Delivered Milford.
23.4.1926: Reported that when on the fishing grounds (Sk. Rowlands) and shooting trawl in darkness, third hand William Riby was knocked overboard. Swam to forward warp and was rescued by mate.
1934: Laid up Milford.
19.12.1934: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, manager).
11.2.1935: Sold Darwin & Mostyn Iron Co, Mostyn for breaking up.
14.2.1935: Milford registry closed “Broken up”.

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08/01/2009: Page published. 6 updates since then.

S.T. Norbreck FD30

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow and Douglas Paterson and Andy Hall

Technical

Official Number: 114309
Yard Number: 251
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 201
Net Tonnage: 37
Length: 121.3 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.7 ft
Engine: 380ihp T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: James Abernethy & Co, Aberdeen
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

7.1.1905: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.251) for Louis Cohen (16/64), Norbreck; Ernest Henry Friedrich Louis Schottler (16/64), Blackpool; William Johnson (8/64), Sheffield; Percy Johnson (8/64), Sheffield; George Alfred Schottler (8/64), Blackpool; Walter Henry Dickenson (4/64) and William Milnthorpe Dunnill (4/64), Fleetwood as NORBRECK.
13.2.1905: William Johnson shares (8/64) and Percy Johnson (8/64) mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (C) & (D).
14.2.1905: Louise Cohen shares (16/64) mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
16.2.1905: George Alfred Schottler shares (8/64) mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (E).
17.2.1905: Walter Henry Dickenson shares (4/64) mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (F).
22.2.1905: Registered at Fleetwood (FD30).
2.1905: Completed.
28.2.1905: William Milnthorpe Dunnill shares (4/64) mortgaged to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (G).
6.3.1905: Ernest Henry Friedrich Louis Schottler shares (16/64) mortgaged to London Midland & City Bank Ltd, London (B). 11.9.1905: Fred Kelsall appointed manager.
2.12.1905: Sold to Norbreck Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Louis Cohen, Norbreck, manager).
7.12.1905: Mortgages (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), & (G) discharged.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 80.01net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
16.4.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an armed trawler 1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1374).
1919: Returned to owner.
27.1.1919: Sold to John McRae Knight, Hakin & Morgan Watkin Howell. Milford Haven 64/64 joint owners)(John McR. Knight managing owner).
21.2.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.
6.3.1919: Registered at Milford (M7).
2.1920: Sold to Direct Fish Supplies Ltd (64/64), London. John McRae Knight, Milford Haven appointed manager.
10.2.1920: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (H).
2.1921: Transferred to Grimsby.
14.10.1921: Milford registry closed.
18.11.1921: Registered at Grimsby (GY1307).
23.3.1922: Company in voluntary liquidation.
10.8.1922: Placed in compulsory liquidation.
2.11.1922: Sold by mortgagee under mortgage (H) to Peter Walker, North Shields.
13.11.1922: Peter Walker appointed manager.
13.11.1922: Grimsby registry closed.
16.11.1922: Registered at North Shields (SN90).
11.12.1922: Registered at North Shields as GLEN STAR (SN90).
1926: Sold to George Robb Snr, Aberdeen (managing owner)
6.4.1926: North Shields registry closed.
7.4.1926: Registered at Aberdeen (A164).
17.6.1926: Registered at Aberdeen as CRAIGMILLAR (A164) (BoT Minute M/RG No.1204/1926 dated 16.6.1926).
5.2.1934: Sold to George Robb & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (George Robb, manager).
6.1.1940: Requisitioned for war service and appointed for boom working duties (Hire rate £50.5.0d/month).
1.1940: Returned.
11.6.1940: Requisitioned and fitted out as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.1669).
19.3.1941: Sold to Thomas Walker & James Hay, Aberdeen.
1944: Sold to J. C. Llewellin & Others, Milford Haven.
3.1945: Sold to Llewellin Trawling Co Ltd, Milford Haven (John C. Llewellin, Haverfordwest, Joseph L. Yolland, Haverfordwest, John Yolland Jnr, Haverfordwest & Thomas S. Yolland, Swansea) (John C. Llewellin, manager).
11.1945: Returned to owner.
7.1945: Aberdeen registry closed.
3.7.1945: Registered at Milford (M122).
1.1.1946: Messrs Yolland & Llewellin partnership dissolved.
5.1.1946: Sold to John Yolland Jnr, Joseph L. Yolland & Thomas S. Yolland, Milford Haven (John Yolland Jnr, manager).
1946: Sold to Yolland Brothers Ltd, Milford Haven (John Yolland Jnr, manager).
24.5.1946: Sailed Milford for fishing grounds SW of Ireland (Sk. Wilfred Perrett).
30.4.1946: In position Galley Head, Co Cork bearing N by E 30 miles, when hauling damaged by explosion believed to have been a mine in the trawl. Subsequently foundered south of Galley Head, Co. Cork. All crew safe, one slightly injured.
9.5.1946: Milford registry closed.

Changelog
01/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
16/05/2015: Information update.
19/02/2016: Removed incorrect picture.