Official Number: 136223
Yard Number: 618
Gross Tonnage: 205
Net Tonnage: 77
Length: 112.2 ft
Breadth: 22.5 ft
Depth: 12.4 ft
Engine: 55hp T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
19.11.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.618) for Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Hull as TORONTO.
12.1.1915: Registered at Hull (H218).
1.1915: Completed (Joseph Vivian, manager).
3.1917: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.3335). Based Portland.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Hull.
3.1936: Combined boxing and trawling fleet of Kelsall Bros. & Beeching Ltd and the Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd consisting of 59 vessels laid up at Hull (declining catches, coal bill and increased maintenance costs had made the venture uneconomical).
6.3.1936: Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd in voluntary liquidation.
1936: Fleet sold en bloc to Heward Trawlers Ltd, London (R. S. Hewett & H. F. Hayward). Refurbished.
03.02.1937 Transferred to Heward Trawlers Ltd, London (Robert S. Hewett, Fleetwood, manager)
17.2.1937: Hull registry closed.
19.2.1937: Registered at London (LO196).
20.5.1937: First landing at Fleetwood, 69 boxes grossed £116.
15.8.1949: At anchor 3 miles off Fleetwood in Lune Deeps (Sk. W. Randles). Weighed and proceeded but fouled anchor cable of trawler St. JUST (LO434) which wound itself round propeller and fractured
17.8.1949: Anchored by the propeller, freed by BR hopper Preesall (572grt/1912) which using creep located anchor and burnt off to free. Towed to Wyre Dock and later slipped and chain removed; no damage to stern gear.
1954: Sold to Rosalind Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (William H. Cheadle, Blackpool, manager).
18.4.1960: Stranded north coast of Isle of Skye but managed to refloat.
19.4.1960: Arrived Portree, Isle of Skye leaking badly. Temporary repairs for single voyage to Fleetwood. On return found to be beyond economical repair.
5.1960: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up.
5.5.1960: Sailed Fleetwood for Preston.
13.5.1960: Delivered Preston.
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22/01/2009: Page published. 8 updates since then.
11/04/2017: Image added and FMHT watermark removed.