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s.v. Onward FD17

Technical

Official Number: 109668
Completed: 1899
Gross Tonnage: 45
Net Tonnage: 24
Length: 60.2 ft
Breadth: 17.0 ft
Depth: 9.0 ft
Rig: Ketch – trawling
Built: Nicholson & Marsh, Glasson Dock

History

1899: Completed by Nicholson & Marsh, Glasson Dock for Richard Leadbetter & Others, Fleetwood (William Leadbetter, 33 North Church Street, Fleetwood, managing owner) as ONWARD.
9.10.1899: Registered at Fleetwood (FD17).
17.7.1920: Fleetwood registry closed. Sold to foreigners (Belgian subjects).

Changelog
23/02/2009: Page published.
06/10/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Gratitude FD156

Technical

Official Number: 20851
Completed: 1858
Net tonnage: 20
Length: 61 ft
Breadth: 15.8 ft
Depth: 7.3 ft
Rig: Flat/Jigger smack – trawling
Built: William & Richard Ashburner, Barrow-in-Furness

History

1858: Completed by William & Richard Ashburner, Barrow-in-Furness as the trading flat GRATITUDE. Registered at Fleetwood.
1.1.1875: Owned by Richard Johnson, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD156).
1880: Lengthened at Freckleton to 61.2ft and re-rigged as a jigger smack for trawling 34n.
24.10.1887: Sold to Richard Leadbetter & P. Ball, Fleetwood.
1891: Owner Richard Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
Post 1891: Sold to Hugh Fletcher Hathorn, Wigtown. Fleetwood registry closed.
Registered at Wigtown.
17.5.1901: Registered at Fleetwood (FD53).
12.6.1906: Sold to John Whittaker, Fleetwood.
1906: Sold to Wlliam H. Tinnion, 13 Queen St, Whitehaven.
22.8.1906: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven.
1910: Sold to John Boyd, Central Hotel, Duke St, Whitehaven.
1914: Sold to Miss Alice Pater, 31 Quay St, Whitehaven (Charles W. Pater, manager).
1926: Whitehaven registry closed.

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published.
20/11/2014: Information updated.
25/11/2018: Information updated.

s.v. Confidence FD48

Technical

Official Number: 70167
Completed: 1874
Rig: Smack
Gross Tonnage: 37
Net Tonnage: 25
Length: 50.0 ft
Breadth: 16.3 ft
Depth: 9.0 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling & drifting
Built: Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton

History

1874: Completed by Peter Rawstrone, Freckleton for Richard Leadbetter, Fleetwood as CONFIDENCE.Registered at Fleetwood (FD121).
1881: Census at Fleetwood – William Leadbetter (25), b-Fleetwood, fisherman master; Robert Y. Lemming (23), b-Preston, fisherman mate; John Salthouse (19), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Richard Hughes (41), Liverpool, fisherman; Simeon Hughes (58), b-Tarleton, cook.
By 1900: Sold to Hugh F. Hathorn, Isle of Whithorn, Wigtown & other (Hugh F. Hathorn managing owner. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Whitehaven.
5.2.1901: Sold to William Leadbetter, The Emporium, Fleetwood. Whitehaven registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD48).
1919: William Leadbetter, 27 North Albert Street, Fleetwood.
1919: Sold for use as a houseboat.
23.2.1919: Fleetwood registry closed.

05/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
25/11/2018: Information updated.

s.v. Comet FD160

Technical

Official Number: 17226
Completed: 1882
Gross Tonnage: 28
Net Tonnage: 22
Length: 57.7 ft
Breadth: 14.4 ft
Depth: 7.1 ft
Rig: Yawl – Trawling
Built: ??, Fish House, Kircudbright

History

1843: Completed by ??, Fish House, Kirkudbright as COMET.
1853: Registered at Fleetwood (FD160).
1.1.1867: Owned by Hugh Ashcroft, Fleetwood.
1.1.1875: Owned by Thomas Smith, Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by James Billington, Preston.
1882: Sold to Richard Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
1882: Lengthened at Fleetwood.
20.10.1888: Sold to John Wright, Fleetwood.
1891: Richard Leadbetter, Fleetwood.
18.7.1903: Sold to ??. ??.
1908: Sold to Francis McCallig Snr, Ballysaggart, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal.
21.12.1908: Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Sligo.
1912: Francis McCallig Snr, managing owner.
1919: Sligo registry closed.

Changelog
05/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.