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s.v. Young Walker FD47

Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall

Technical

Official Number: 65810
Completed: 1871
Gross Tonnage: 65
Net Tonnage: 48
Length: 70.4 ft
Breadth: 18.25 ft
Depth: 10.1 feet
Rig: Ketch – trawling
Built: Sandwich Shipbuilding Co, Sandwich, Kent

History

1871: Completed by Sandwich Shipbuilding Co, Sandwich, Kent for Walker Moody, Cleethorpes as YOUNG WALKER.
7.1881: Registered at Grimsby (GY315).
7.1888: Sold to Great Grimsby Fishing & Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Grimsby.
10.1888: Sold to A. King, ??.
11.1888: Grimsby registry closed.
11.1888: Registered at Fleetwood (FD47).
22.5.1889: Sold to John D. Gibson, Fleetwood (managing owner).
24.10.1898: Sold to Robert Westby, Fleetwood.
9.12.1904: Abandoned leaking 10m N of Great Orme’s Head and subsequently foundered. Crew of four Hoylake men picked up by Cork registered steamer INNISFALLEN (1405grt/1896) and landed at Liverpool.
24.6.1905: Fleetwood registry closed.

Changelog
24/02/2009: Page published.
28/11/2014: Information updated.