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s.v. Elizabeth and Emma FD6

Additional information courtesy of Gary Hicks Plymouth Merchant Ships

Technical

Official Number: 17227
Net Tonnage: 33n (35 tons burthen)
Length: 42’
Breadth: 14’ 91/2”
Depth: 7’
Rig: Smack (sloop rigged)

History

8.4.1830: Launched at Plymouth, builder not recorded, for John Gambell Jnr (64/64), Plymouth as ELIZABETH & EMMA.
24.4.1830: Registered at Plymouth.
13.5.1840: Remeasured 41.7 x 12.7 x 6.85 feet 26 tons burthen.
13.5.1840: Register closed and reregistered following re-measurement.
29.1.1850: Sold to George Hall (64/64), Manchester.
23.7.1850: Plymouth registry closed.
23.7.1850: Registered at Fleetwood (FD6).
20.11.1854: Re-registered at Fleetwood (FD6) O.N.17227.
17.5.1864: Re-measured 33.65 tons.
17.5 1864: Re-registered at Fleetwood following re-measurement.
1.1.1870: Owned by F. W. Rigby, Preston.
1.1.1875: Owned by William Wignall, Fleetwood.
16.6.1886: Fleetwood registry closed “Condemned at Fleetwood”.

Changelog
14/01/2014: Page added.
11/11/2014: Information updated.
23/03/2015: Added information.

s.v. Spray FD147

Technical

Official Number: 56959
Completed: 1873
Net Tonnage: 26
Rig: Sloop/Dandy
Built: ??, St. Ives

History

1873: Completed by ??, St. Ives as SPRAY.
1874: Owned by Isaac M. Sibbald, Morecambe.
1874: Registered at Lancaster.
4.11.1875: At Whitehaven in company with AMETHYST (FD107) refused to pay harbour dues and attempted to leave the harbour although the tug was moored across the harbour to prevent them leaving. Hit the tug smashing her boat and cut her lines forward with an axe. Boarded by harbour master and mainsails confiscated.
6.11.1875: Skippers attended at the office of the solicitors to the Harbour Trustees and consented to pay all dues, damages and costs. Sails returned and allowed to sail.
1.1.1880: Owned by William Hudson, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD147).
1.1.1888: Owned by Mrs Margaret Hudson, 48 Warren Street, Fleetwood.
1.1.1889: Owned by James Armour, Adelaide Street, Fleetwood (managing owner).
6.11.1890: In Morecambe Bay in SSE force 8 gale, driven on to Pilling Sands; crew saved and landed at Fleetwood.

Changelog
07/03/2011: Page published. 2 updates since then.
05/07/2016: Information updated.

sv Prince of Wales

Technical

Official Number: 1638
Completed: 1841
Net Tonnage: 25
Rig: Sloop
Built: ??, Kirkudbright

History

1841: Completed by ??, Kirkudbright as PRINCE OF WALES.
1852: Registered at Liverpool.
1.1.1875: Owned by Thomas Wright, Albert Street, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood.

Changelog
06/03/2011: Page published.

s.v. Pride of the Lake FD33

Technical

Official Number: 27942
Completed: 1859
Net Tonnage: 30
Rig: Sloop
Built: ??, Flint

History

1859: Completed by ??, Flint for ??, ?? as PRIDE of the LAKE.
1859: Registered at Liverpool.
1.1.1870: Owned by William Sumner, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD33).
1891: Owned by Thomas Cooper, Hoylake. Registered at Liverpool.
1899: Liverpool registry closed.

Changelog
05/03/2011: Page published.
15/01/2015: Tidied up page.

Sailing Trawler Elizabeth FD2

Technical

Official Number: 27313
Completed: 1859
Net Tonnage: 23
Rig: Sloop
Built: ??, Freckleton

History

Sloop – trawling

1859: Completed by ??, Freckleton for Thomas Leadbetter, Fleetwood as ELIZABETH. Registered at Fleetwood (FD2).
1.1.1875: Owned by Thomas Leadbetter Jnr, Fleetwood.
1.3.1869: Re-registered (FD2).
1.1.1880: Same.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – Henry Leadbetter (37), b-Fleetwood, master; John Sumner (24), b-Fleetwood, mate; Edward Anson (34), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; William Edward Fisher (18), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Robert Rimmer (16), b-Fleetwood, boy.
1894: Fleetwood registry closed.