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S.T. Eva Wales FD85

Technical

Official Number: 136900
Yard Number: 167
Completed: 1915
Gross Tonnage: 251
Net Tonnage: 101
Length: 125 ft
Breadth: 22.7 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: 77hp T.3-cyl by Lidgerwood Ltd, Glasgow
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd
Boiler: C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull

History

21.10.1914: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.167) for Thomas James Wales, Fleetwood (managing owner) as EVA WALES.
12.1.1915: Registered at Fleetwood (FD85).
1.1915: Requisitioned for war service.
16.1.1915: Requisitioned for was service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr & Hydro) (Ad.No.966). Fitted as Leader.
1917: Based Malta with Unit 35.
1918: Based Aegean Sea.
1918: Sold to The Red Rose Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
12.3.1919: Required for Post-War Service.
1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
1924: William W. Brierley appointed manager.
1928: Sold to North Star Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (John A. Harrow, manager).
28.3.1928: Fleetwood registry closed.
5.4.1928: Registered at Aberdeen (A327).
24.3.1930: On arrival in Aberdeen from the fishing grounds reported that Ernest Annison, brother of the Skipper had been lost overboard off Shetland and drowned.
14.6.1934: Registered at Aberdeen as AVONSTREAM (A327).
1939: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
1.9.1939: Requisitioned for war service on examination service (Hire rate £69.0.6d/month).
14.1.1940: Fitted out as a minesweeper (P.No. FY.1529).
18.9.1940: Additional minesweeping equipment fitted.
7.1945: Returned to owner.
1945: Sold to Manor Steamship Co Ltd, Milford Haven (Reginald L. Hancock, manager).
8.1945: Aberdeen registry closed.
3.8.1945: Registered at Milford (M75).
3.3.1946: Sold to Haven Trawlers Ltd, Milford Haven (Robert P. Lewis, manager).
21.3.1953: Sold to Haven Trawlers Ltd (21/64), Milford Haven Coal Supplies Ltd (21/64) & William H. Kerr (21/64), Milford Haven (Robert P. Lewis, manager).
9.2.1954: Sold to Milford Fisheries Ltd, Milford Haven Coal Supplies Ltd & William H. Kerr, Milford Haven (Owen W. Limbrick, manager).
9.1955: Sold to Belgian shipbreakers for breaking up.
19.9.1955: Milford registry closed.

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S.T. Eva Wales FD85

S.T. Eva Wales FD85
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HMT Avonstream

HMT Avonstream
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HMT Avonstream

S.T. Avonstream M75
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Changelog
25/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
31/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

S.T. Sunrise FD28

Technical

Official Number: 98562
Yard Number: 173
Completed: 1891
Gross Tonnage: 167
Net Tonnage: 43
Length: 102.6 ft
Breadth: 20.7 ft
Depth: 11.3 ft
Engine: C.2-cyl and boiler by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen, 1891

History

7.1891: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen (Yd.No.173) for Peter Johnstone & David Sherrit, Nigg as SUNRISE.
3.7.1891: Registered at Aberdeen (A648). Peter Johnstone appointed managing owner.
7.1891: Completed.
25.12.1895: Put into Aberdeen and reported loss of five men in the severe gale of yesterday.
1.9.1909: Sold to Alfred John Freeth, North Shields (managing owner).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 64.03 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
14.6.1915: Sold to Robert & Joseph Moon, Aberdeen (joint owners).
4.12.1916: Sold to Thomas Main, Aberdeen (managing owner).
25.9.1917: Sold to Noah Ashworth & Cecil Whitaker Barratt , Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
15.3.1918: Sold to The Red Rose Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
1919: Released.
26.2.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
27.2.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD28).
1924: Sold to Cevic Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Charles H. Friswell, manager).
1930: Sold to Maurice Guillaume, Lorient.
14.1.1930: Fleetwood registry closed.
1.1930: Registered Lorient as MAURICE RENÉ.
1930: Lorient registry closed.
1930: Registered at St. Nazaire.
4.1.1939: At Lorient broke moorings, subsequently in collision and foundered. St. Nazaire registry closed.

Changelog
20/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.
20/08/2016: Information added.