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s.v. Secret FD161

Additional information courtesy of Gary Hicks Plymouth Merchant Ships and Andy Hall


Official Number: 5587
Built: W. Moore & Son, Plymouth
Net Tonnage: 20 (32 tons burthen)
Length: 49.0 ft
Breadth: 13.6 ft
Depth: 8.1 ft
Rig: Smack (sloop rigged) Trawling and lining


1848: Completed by W. Moore & Son, Plymouth for Daniel Oyns 32/64) and Joseph Germain (32/64), Plymouth as SECRET.
29.7.1948: Builder’s Certificate issued.
5.8.1848: Registered at Plymouth.
29.8.1854: Daniel Oyns shares (32/64) sold to Joseph Germain, Plymouth (64/64).
7.9.1854: Plymouth registry closed.
9.1854: Registered at Hull.
8.1859: Hull registry closed.
19.8.1859: Registered at Fleetwood (FD161).
1.1.1870: Owned by Edward Curedale, Bury.
1.1.1875: Owned by James Hazlitt, Fleetwood.
1.1.1883: Owned by William Fairclough, Fleetwood.
28.7.1888: Sold to William Fairclough, 23 Kemp St, Fleetwood (managing owner).
30.9.1904: While making for the port and off the Promenade at Fleetwood run down by steam trawler CITY of MANCHESTER (FD193); crew abandoned in boat and landed safely. Salved but badly damaged and in view of age beyond economical repair.
21.10.1904: Fleetwood registry closed. “Sold to be broken up”.

14/01/2014: Information updated.
29/11/2014: Information updated.

s.v. Anglican FD105


Official Number: 68624
Yard Number: 21
Completed: 1873
Gross Tonnage: 36
Net Tonnage: 25
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood
Rig: Smack


7.1873: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.21) for William Leech, Fleetwood as ANGLICAN. Registered at Fleetwood (FD105).
1881: Census at Thornton-le-Fylde. James Iddon (33), b-Hesketh Bank, Master; Edward Eccles (60), b-Banks, Mate; Samuel Edwards (25), b-Gravesend & Thomas Fenton (20), b-Liverpool, Seamen; Albert Iddon (12), b-Fleetwood, Cook.
1879: Sold to Joseph Bird, Fleetwood.
1881: Sold to William Hudson, Fleetwood.
1882: Sold to Henry Bird, Hoylake. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Liverpool (LL68).
Pre 1.1.1888: Sold to George Hazlehurst, School Lane, Hoylake.
1899: Sold to Mrs C. Hazlehurst, 94 Market Street, Hoylake (managing owner).
1913: Owned by John J. Christian, 27 Burley Road South, Everton, Liverpool.
3.6.1916: Liverpool fishing registry closed “No longer used for fishing”.
1917: Sold to Herbert Pritchard, 17 Richmond Park, Anfield, Liverpool (managing owner).
1933: Not listed under that name in MNL.

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11/05/2011: Page published.
24/10/2014: Information updated.
28/06/2016: Picture added.
16/08/2016: Incorrect image removed.

s.v. Scotian FD116


Official Number: 70158
Completed: 1874
Net Tonnage: 39
Rig: Smack
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood


1874: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.) for John William Leech, Fleetwood as SCOTIAN. Registered at Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by Peter McKellar, Fleetwood.
1.1.1888: Owned by George Hazlehurst, Market Street, Hoylake. Fleetwood registry closed. Registered at Liverpool.
1.1.1895: Same.
1.1.1890: Not listed in MNL under this name.

11/05/2011: Page published.
02/02/2015: Information updated.

s.v. Snowdrop FD43


Official Number: 56255
Net Tonnage: 54
Completed: 1867
Rig: Smack – trawling
Built: ??, Rye


1867: Completed by ??, Rye as SNOWDROP.
1867: Registered at Hull.
1.1.1870: Owned by George H. Murray, Kingston-upon-Hull.
1.1.1875: Owned by Walter Dayes, Hull.
1.1.1883: Owned by Henry Cook, Bean Street, Hull.
1888: Sold to George E. J. Moody, Cleethorpes (managing owner) (Walker Moodie Kelly, Fleetwood, manager).
8.10.1888: Registered at Fleetwood (FD43).
1895: Fleetwood registry closed.

07/03/2011: Page published.
06/02/2015: Information updated.

sv Herring ??


Official Number: 1566
Completed: 1837
Net Tonnage: 32
Rig: Smack
Built: ??, Douglas


1837: Completed by ??, Douglas, IoM as Herring.
1849: Registered at Liverpool.
1.1.1870: Owned by Joseph Newton, Liverpool.
1874: Owned by William Hudson, Fleetwood. Registered at Fleetwood (FD??).
22.1.1874: Wrecked.
1874: Fleetwood registry closed.


28/02/2011: Page published.