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S.T. Bush FD60

Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall

Technical

Official Number: 127416
Yard Number: 382
Completed: 1908
Gross Tonnage: 221.5
Net Tonnage: 84.93
Length: 120.4 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge

History

10.6.1908: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.382) for Neyland Steam Trawling & Fishing Co, Neyland as BUSH.
7.1908: Completed.
25.7.1908: Registered at Milford (M227). Alexander Scott, Llanstadwell, Neyland designated manager.
4.8.1908: First landing at Milford (Sk. Ernest A. Sheldon), £231 gross.
7.6.1911: Coaling at Neyland pontoon, struck amidships by CALDY (M228) sustaining damage.
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as an armed trawler (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.2667). Based Aegean Sea.
1918: David G. Jones designated manager.
24.2.1919: Sold to The Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood.
3.3.1919: Milford registry closed.
5.3.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD60). Joseph A. Taylor designated manager.
1.1920: As previously programmed, returned to owner at Neyland.
2.1920: Completed refurbishment and survey at Belfast. Subsequently arrived Fleetwood (incorrectly painted up, PLN (M227), port of registry Milford).
1924: William W. Brierley designated manager.
1938: Hulbert M. Bird (The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd) designated manager.
15.12.1928: Homewards from West of Scotland grounds (Sk. Charles Coxall); eleven crew. Approaching Islay Sound in thick fog went ashore on rocks off the Mull of Cantire. During the night in a severe snow storm, lifeboat launched but damaged ranging alongside.
16.12.1928: Steam trawler WIGAN (FD241) reported to Malin Head W/T Station that no assistance was required, steam trawlers EDWARD CATELLY (FD204) and VERA GRACE (FD211), standing by, the latter has a line aboard. Every possibility of getting off on to-night’s tide. Attempt at refloating was unsuccessful.
18.12.1928: Owners informed, underwriters’ representative left Fleetwood for the site and Glasgow steam tug, FLYING SERPENT (199grt/1911) engaged to refloat. Fleetwood steam trawler FLORENCE BRIERLEY (FD105) routed to take off catch.
19.12.1928: FLORENCE BRIERLEY arrived and catch, 2,000 stone, transhipped by boat. On completion sailed for Fleetwood.
20.12.1928: Glasgow tug, FLYING SERPENT on the scene, vessel listing 20° to starboard and after cabin flooded; preparations made to refloat.
22.12.1928: Refloated. Checks of hull integrity and machinery state carried out and vessel permitted to sail for Fleetwood.
24.12.1928: Arrived Fleetwood.
24/25.12.1936: At Lochboisdale, South Uist, Ch.Eng Edward Diver (28), fell between the ship and the jetty when returning onboard and was drowned.
22.2.1937: Two Fleetwood fishermen, Harry E. Reynolds (19) and William A. Martin (21) were each fined £1 by Fleetwood Magistrates for failing the join the ship. Both men pleaded guilty.
3.11.1937: At Blackpool County Court, Jane Diver, widow of Edward Diver who drowned at Lochboisdale, successfully applied for compensation from the owners, The Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd. The Judge granted the applicant the relief asked for, namely £300 for herself and £217 for her child; the respondents to pay the costs.
1939: Hulbert M. Bird c/o Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd, designated manager.
28.5.1940: Requisitioned for war service as an anti submarine trawler (P.No.NR) (Hire rate £55.10.0d/month).
5.1941: Employed on harbour defence patrol.
8.1943: Employed on miscellaneous duties.
4.1944: Converted for salvage work (Liverpool & Glasgow Salvage Association, managers).
27.9.1946: Returned to owner.
1948: Sold to Dundee Fishing Co Ltd, Dundee. Cameron & McFarlane Ltd, designated managers.
1950: Sold to R. Fenton, Dundee. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Dundee as Lynn Fenton (DE24). R. Fenton designated managing owner.
1954: Sold for breaking up. Dundee registry closed.

S.T. Bush FD60

S.T. Bush FD60
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S.T. Bush FD60

S.T. Bush FD60
Picture (Ashore Rinns of Cantyre December 1928) courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

S.T. Bush FD60

S.T. Bush FD60
Picture (Ashore Rinns of Cantyre December 1928) courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

Steam Tug Flying Serpent

Steam Tug Flying Serpent
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Changelog
28/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.
18/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
17/05/2020: Updated information.
18/06/2020: Updated information and added images.
03/07/2020: Updated information.
21/07/2020: Updated information and added an image.

S.T. Edouard Nierinck FD412

Additional information courtesy of Andy Hall and David Slinger

Technical

Admiralty Number: 4484
Official Number: 141962
Yard Number: 314
Completed: 1919
Gross Tonnage: 276
As built: 360disp 125.6 x 23.5 x 12.8 feet
Net Tonnage: 120
Length: 125.4 ft
Breadth: 23.4 ft
Depth: 12.6 ft
Built: J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Engine: 480ihp T.3-cyl by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields

History

1919: Launched by J. P. Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields (Yd.No.314)(“Castle” class) for The Admiralty as DANIEL DILLON (Ad.No.4484).
28.7.1919: Completed as a fishing vessel and sold to Soc. Anon-Delta, Ostend (J. Nierinck, manager). Renamed EDOUARD NIERINCK (O206).
1921: Fishing from Fleetwood.
1922: Sold to Jules H. Nierinck, Blackpool (managing owner).
5.10.1922: Registered at Fleetwood (Part IV) (FD412).
2.12.1922: Registered at Fleetwood (Part I) O.N.141962.
1924: Sold to Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (William W. Brierley, manager).
1924: Registered at Fleetwood as EDWARD WALMSLEY (FD412) (BoT Minute M/RG 1480/24).
18.10.1935: Off the Western Isles in very heavy weather (Sk. George Abram*) observed rockets and flares from a vessel in distress. Steamed towards vessel and found steam trawler DHOON (FD348) disabled with severe heavy weather damage.*
20.10.1935: At 7.00am after almost twelve hours and many attempts, continuously swept by heavy seas, connected and proceeded for Fleetwood.
22.10.1935: At 4.20am. arrived Fleetwood after a very difficult 48 hour tow and delivered alongside at North End. Later landed 104 kits – 100 boxes 20 baskets, £359 gross.
30.8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No. FY.624) (Hire rate £86.5.0d/month).
7.1946: Reclassed at Fleetwood and returned to owner.
27.9.1949: One of five trawlers that went aground in the Wyre Channel in thick fog when outward for the fishing grounds. Refloated next tide and proceeded.
12.10.1949: Landed 308 kits, £1460 gross.
1952: Sold to The Cevic Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Richard Neave, manager).
1958: Sold to Haulbowline Industries Ltd, Passage West, Co. Cork for breaking up.
24.11.1958: Sailed Fleetwood for Cork.
26.11.1958: Arrived Passage West.
(Daniel (David) Dillon, OS, age 35, b. Dublin – ROYAL SOVEREIGN (SB68?))

Note.

* 16.1.1935: Sk. George Abram presented with a Board of Trade silver bowl in recognition of the skilled seamanship and persistence shown in assisting the DHOON).

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S.T. Edouard Nierinck FD412 as Edward Walmsley

S.T. Edward Walmsley FD412
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S.T. Edward Walmsley FD412

S.T. Edward Walmsley FD412
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S.T. Edward Walmsley FD412

S.T. Edward Walmsley FD412
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Changelog
23/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
01/07/2015: Picture added.
29/01/2016: Information updated.
25/04/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from images.
18/05/2020: Updated information.

S.T. Urie FD163

Technical

Official Number: 139797
Yard Number: 529
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 226
Net Tonnage: 87
Length: 121 ft
Breadth: 22.2 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built: A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

1q1917: Launched by A. Hall & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.529) for Richard Watson Lewis, Aberdeen as URIE.
4.1917: Completed (Richard W. Lewis, managing owner).
23.4.1917: Registered at Aberdeen (A754).
5.1917: Requisitioned for war service and fitted out for armed escort duties (Ad.No.1267). Based Harwich.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Aberdeen.
6.5.1919: Sold to The Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
6.5.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
8.5.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD163).
10.1924: Sold to Sam Robford & Co Ltd, London (Keith R. Hoare, Aberdeen, manager).
27.10.1924: Fleetwood registry closed.
5.11.1924: Registered at Aberdeen (A62).
28.1.1927: Sold to William Alexander Mackie, Torry, Aberdeen (managing owner).
14.10.1932: Sold to Andrew Lewis, Aberdeen (managing owner).
26.1.1933: Sold to North Eastern Fisheries Ltd, Aberdeen,
6.9.1933: Sold to Thomas L. Devlin & Sons, Granton (T. L. Devlin, manager).
30.9.1933: Aberdeen registry closed.
10.1933: Registered at Granton as CORIOLANUS (GN40).
24.8.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.1948)(Hire rate £65.18.4d/month).
12.1940: Renamed CRAFTSMAN.
1942: Transferred to Thomas L. Devlin & Sons Ltd, Granton (T. L. Devlin, manager).
3.1944: Converted for dan laying duties.
10.1944: Returned and reverted to Coriolanus (GN40).
31.3.1948: When some 200 miles from Aberdeen, in very heavy weather and severe gale force winds started to take in water in engine room. Pumps were able to cope.
4.1960: Sold to BISCO and allocated to G. & W. Brunton, Grangemouth for breaking up.
29.4.1960: Delivered Grangemouth from Granton under own power. Granton registry closed.

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S.T. Coriolanus GN40

S.T. Coriolanus GN40
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S.T. Coriolanus GN40

S.T. Coriolanus GN40
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Changelog
08/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
25/01/2015: Image added.
13/02/2015: Information updated.
04/09/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

S.T. Monimia FD266

Additional information courtesy of Mike Thompson

Technical

Official Number: 160825
Yard Number: 515
Completed: 1929
Gross Tonnage: 374
Net Tonnage: 156
Length: 140.3 ft
Breadth: 24.6 ft
Depth: 13.3 ft
Engine: 96nhp T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Speed: 10.9 knots

History

12.2.1929: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.515) for Henriksen & Co Ltd, Hull as MONIMIA.
13.3.1929: Registered at Hull (H43).
19.3.1929: Completed (Olaf H. Henriksen, Hessle, manager).
22.2.1931: At about 3.00 p.m. stood by Latvian steamer EVERLINE (3624grt/1899) adrift in violent snowstorm 3 miles N of Ramma Stacks, Shetland after dragging her anchor. Crew abandoned to Whalsay lifeboat; placed salvage crew onboard.
8.1939: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (P.No.FY.677) (Hire rate £176.1.10d/month).
30.1.1942: Based Lowestoft (Lieut. H. G. Attenborough RNVR). Engaged German aircraft which subsequently crashed into the sea.
30.5.1946: Returned after survey and restoration at Blyth.
11.2.1947: Stranded on rocks at Sandnessjøen, Norway during a snow storm. Although precariously perched on the rocks the weather remained calm and she was refloated. Returned Hull for permanent repairs. Subsequently difficult to crew in Hull and this was probably the main reason for sale to Fleetwood.
14.2.1948: Sold to Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (The Clifton Steam Trawlers Ltd, managers).
2.1948: Hull registry closed. Registered at Fleetwood (FD266).
1.12.1953: In response to broadcast steamed to assist VELIA (FD 116) in search for survivors from HILDINA (H222) which had capsized in approximate position 59.48N 5.14W, 50 miles N by W1/2W of Sule Skerry having come fast and broached. At 10. 16 am.VELIA proceeded to Stornoway with ten survivors. In deteriorating weather conditions continued search in company with MARGARET WICKS (FD265) until 1.37 pm. but no further survivors found although wreckage was sighted.
1956: Sold to B. J. Nijkerk S.A., Antwerp for breaking up.
24.5.1956: Sailed Fleetwood for Antwerp.
1957: Breaking up completed.

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S.T. Monimia H43

S.T. Monimia H43
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S.T. Monimia H43

S.T. Monimia H43
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S.T. Monimia FD266

S.T. Monimia FD266
Picture courtesy of The Anton Ramfjord Collection

S.T. Monimia FD266

S.T. Monimia FD266
Picture courtesy of The Anton Ramfjord Collection

S.T. Monimia H43

S.T. Monimia H43
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S.T. Monimia H43

S.T. Monimia H43
Picture courtesy of The Barry Banham Maritime Photo Collection

S.T. Monimia FD266

S.T. Monimia FD266
Picture courtesy of The Fred Baker Collection

S.T. Monimia FD266
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

Changelog
27/12/2008: Page published. 7 updates since then.
19/10/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks and added an image.
06/05/2019: Added an image.
12/05/2019: Added an image.
07/06/2019: Added an image.

S.T. Envoy FD23

Technical

Official Number: 102948
Yard Number: 86
Completed: 1894
Gross Tonnage: 156
Net Tonnage: 59
Length: 103.7 ft
Breadth: 20.5 ft
Depth: 10.7 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Muir & Houston, Glasgow
Built: Mackie & Thomson, Govan

History

2.5.1894: Launched by Mackie & Thomson, Govan (Yd.No.86) for Gt. Northern Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hull as ENVOY.
19.5.1894: Registered at Hull (H248).
5.1894: Completed.
11.1912: Sold to Thomas Lauder, Aberdeen (managing owner).
28.11.1912: Hull registry closed.
3.12.1912: Registered at Aberdeen (A507).
15.3.1916: Sold to Richard Gore, Tarleton, Nr Preston & Ernest Tomlinson, Fleetwood (Ernest Tomlinson managing owner).
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
4.7.1917: Sold to The Scarisbrick Steam Trawlers (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood (Joseph A. Taylor, manager).
1919: Released.
26.2.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
27.2.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD23).
1920: Sold to Sidney Morris Cannon, Aberdeen (Horace E. Stroud, manager).
14.2.1920: Fleetwood registry closed.
17.2.1920: Registered at Aberdeen (A283).
1924: Sold for breaking up.
26.9.1924: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up.”

Changelog
19/12/2008: Page published. 2 updates since then.
07/07/2020: Updated information.