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s.v. Excelsior FD97

Additional information courtesy of Gordon Wilson


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


5.4.1972: Launched by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Richard Roskell, Fleetwood as EXCELSIOR.
2.1873: Completed.
27.2.1873: Registered at Fleetwood O.N.68615.
20.3.1873: Registered at Fleetwood (FD97).
1892: Owned by R. Roskell, 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. Registered owner Mark Leadbetter, 14 King Street, Ramsey, IoM & others. Mark Leadbetter managing owner.
1931: Ramsey registry closed.

05/01/2009: Page published.
14/11/2014: Information updated.
15/11/2019: Information updated.

Sailing Trawler Ariel FD25


Official Number: 67449
Completed: 1874
Net Tonnage: 47
Rig: Ketch
Built: Robert Moore, Dartmouth


2.1874: Launched by Robert Moore, Dartmouth for Hewett & Co Ltd, London as ARIEL.
Registered at Yarmouth.
1874: Completed.
1.1.1875: Owned by John Hillyard, Gorleston.
1.1.1883: Sold to Joseph Horne, 37 Duncombe Street, Grimsby.
1888: Sold to John Iddon, 19 Henry Street, Fleetwood (managing owner). Yarmouth registry closed.
1.9.1888: Registered at Fleetwood (FD25).
13.10.1897: Sold to Richard Ashcroft & George Fogg, Fleetwood (Richard Ashcroft managing owner).
3.12.1907: Tonnage altered to 34.51net. New Fishing Certificate issued.
1914: Sold for demolition.
5.2.1914: Fleetwood registry closed.

05/01/2009: Page published.
26/10/2014: Information amended.