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S.T. Toronto LO196

Technical

Official Number: 136223
Yard Number: 618
Completed: 1915
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

History

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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S.T. Toronto LO196

S.T. Toronto LO196

S.T. Toronto LO196

S.T. Toronto LO196
Picture courtesy of Stephen Myerscough

S.T. Toronto LO196

S.T. Toronto LO196

S.T. Toronto LO196

Anchor chain round propeller
Picture courtesy of Stephen Myerscough

Changelog
22/01/2009: Page published. 8 updates since then.
11/04/2017: Image added and FMHT watermark removed.

S.T. Rosalind LT977

Technical

Official Number: 121085
Yard Number: 89
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 174
Net Tonnage: 68
Length: 108.5 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: 45nhp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
Speed : 9.5 knots

History

2.9.1905: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley (Yd.No.89) for Hellyer’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as ROSALIND.
26.10.1905: Completed (Charles Hellyer, manager).
3.11.1905: Registered at Hull (H839).
28.5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-3pdr) (Ad.No.1780).
12.1915: Renamed ROSALIND II.
13.4.1918: Arthur Gouldby, Lowestoft (managing owner). Based Aegean Sea.
12.3.1919: Waiting instructions whether required for Post-War Service (SS).
1919: Sold to Ellis Brothers & Co (Hull) Ltd, Hull (William Ellis, manager).
10.1919: Returned after survey and restoration at Hull and reverted to ROSALIND (H839).
1920: Sold to Albert E. Stock, Pakefield, Lowestoft (George D. Utting, Kessingland, manager).
24.2.1920: Hull registry closed.
27.2.1920: Registered at Lowestoft (LT977).
1930s: Seasonal white fish trawling from Fleetwood, (Alex Keay managing agent).
1932: Sold to John Utting, Lowestoft (managing owner).
1940: Directed to Fleetwood under wartime controls.
1943: Sold to Rosalind Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood.
1954: Sold to Jackson Mills (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood.
1955: Sold to BISCO and allocated to West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Troon for breaking up.
13.9.1955: Sailed Fleetwood for Troon.
14.9.1955: Delivered Troon Harbour (draughts 4’6”/13’0”).
31.10.1955: Breaking commenced.
13.10.1955: Reberthed.
7.12.1955: Reberthed.
13.12.1955: Beached (draughts 5’0”/8’3”).
28.12.1955: Rebeached.
27.1.1956: Breaking completed.

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S.T. Rosalind LT977

S.T. Rosalind LT977
Picture courtesy of the late Alan Hirst

S.T. Rosalind LT977

S.T. Rosalind LT977
Picture courtesy of Fred Baker

S.T. Rosalind LT977

S.T. Rosalind LT977

Changelog
19/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
02/07/2016: Picture added.