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s.v. Hannah Eliza FD8

Additional material courtesy of Ian Wilson

Technical

Official Number: 22654
Completed: 1855
Net Tonnage: 31.78
Rig: Smack
Built: George Rigby & Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

1855: Completed by George Rigby & Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton as HANNAH ELIZA. Registered at Fleetwood (FD8).
1.1.1868: Owned by William Gornall, West Street, Fleetwood.
1.1.1875: Owned by Frederick William Rigby, Preston.
26.1.1881: Fishing out of Ayr. In collision one man lost.
By 4.1884: Owned by Patrick Murphy, 15 Swingpump Lane, Whitehaven. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven (4/1884).
By 1888: Re measured 23n, coasting.
1888: Sold to Bernard McGeehan, Kirkistown, Co. Down (managing owner). Employed as a trading smack.
22.12.1894: At Maryport (J. McGeehan, Master). In a severe WNW gale Force 9, lying laden with coal, damaged.
27.12.1894: Off Maryport involved in a collision with the Bangor owned Belfast registered vessels, BRIGANTINE C. M. REYNOLDS (50525) (144n/1864) and schooner LOUISA (8173) (59n/1838). Crew of three rescued. Declared a Total loss. Whitehaven registry closed.

Changelog
26/02/2011: Page published. Three updates since then.
21/11/2014: PLN added.
26/11/2018: Updated information.

s.v. Dottrel FD5

Technical

Official Number: 62951
Completed: 1885
Net Tonnage: 36
Length: 55 ft
Rig: Smack- trawling
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

Smack- trawling

1869: Completed by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Thomas Leadbetter, Fleetwood as DOTTREL. Registered at Fleetwood (FD5).
1.1.1875: Owned by William Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – William Leadbetter (37), b-North Meols, master fisherman; Robert Wilson (65), b-North Meols, mate; William Baxter (39), b-North Meols, fisherman; James Middleton, b-Stafford, fisherman; Richard Rimmer (14), b-Fleetwood, cook.
10.1885: Foundered in Lune Deep after collision.

Changelog

20/02/2011: Page published. 3 updates since then.

s.v. Prosperity FD136

Technical

Official Number: 73753
Completed: 1876
Gross Tonnage: 37
Net Tonnage: 22
Length: 59.8 ft
Breadth: 16.1 ft
Depth: 8.0 ft
Rig: Jigger smack – trawling, drifting & lining
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

1876: Completed by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Richard Leadbetter, Fleetwood & others (Richard Leadbetter managing owner) as PROSPERITY.
10.1.1877: Registered at Fleetwood (FD136).
Post 1908: Re-rigged as a Ketch.
12.12.1919: Sold to James William Colley, 85 Kemp Street, Fleetwood.
12.1.1920: Sold to Thomas William Dixon, 38 James Street, Whitehaven & John Shippon, Whithaven (Thomas W. Dixon managing owner).
27.1.1922: Fleetwood registry closed. Transferred to Whitehaven.
1929: Same.

Changelog
23/02/2009: Page published.
18/01/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Excelsior FD97

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Technical

Official Number: 68615
Completed: 1873
Gross tonnage: 36
Net tonnage: 25
Length: 57.3 ft
Breadth: 16.3 ft
Depth: 8.1 ft
Rig: Jigger smack – trawling & lining
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

5.4.1972: Launched by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Richard Roskell, Fleetwood as EXCELSIOR.
2.1873: Completed.
27.2.1873: Registered at Fleetwood (FD97).
1892: Owned by R. Roskill, Fleetwood.
19.12.1900: Sold to Richard Ashcroft, 54 North Albert St, Fleetwood.
3.10.1921: Sold to Mark Leadbetter, 36 Belmont Road, Fleetwood (managing owner).
14.2.1927: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Ramsey.
1929: Same.

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published.
14/11/2014: Information updated.

sv Amethyst – FD107

Technical

Official Number: 68626
Completed: 1873
Gross Tonnage: 34.91
Net tonnage : 24
Length: 56.9 ft
Breadth: 16.1 ft
Depth: 7.95 ft
Rig: Jigger Smack – trawling, drifting & lining
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

4.2.1873: Launched by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood & others as Amethyst.
1873: Completed.
16.8.1873: Registered at Fleetwood (FD107).
4.11.1875: At Whitehaven in company with SPRAY (FD147?)) refused to pay harbour dues and attempted to leave the harbour although the tug was moored across the harbour to prevent them leaving. Hit the tug smashing her boat and cut her lines forward with an axe. Boarded by harbour master and mainsails confiscated.
6.11.1875: Skippers attended at the office of the solicitors to the Harbour Trustees and consented to pay all dues, damages and costs. Sails returned and allowed to sail.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – Thomas Thomason (39), b-Fleetwood, master; John Ainsworth (40), b-Preesall, AB; William Abram (32), b-Banks, AB; Thomas Leadbetter (17), b-Fleetwood, AB; James Wright (16), b-Southport, cook. 26.11.1889: Sold to Nicholas Leadbetter, Fleetwood & others.
3.9.1908: Sold to Walter Daniel Cowman & William Cowman, 15 King St, Whitehaven.
4.9.1908: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven (1/1908).
1.1.1920: Owned by Walter Daniel Cowman, 15 King Street, Whitehaven (managing owner).
Pre 1924: Sold to David J. Drysdale, Cloughey, Co. Down (managing owner). Her remains lay for many years in Castleward Bay, Strangford Lough just below Castle Ward, the seat of Lord and Lady Bangor, and there may still be some pieces remaining.
14.1.1924: Whitehaven registry closed.

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published.
24/10/2014: Information updated.
05/07/2016: Information updated.
25/11/2018: Information updated.