Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow
Official Number: 132105
Yard Number: 214
Gross Tonnage: 215
Net Tonnage: 104
Length: 118.9 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley
Engine: T.3-cyl (425ihp) and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
1.5.1911: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.214) for John Wilfred Grant (16/64), William Grant (16/64), Dawson Robinson (16/64) & Harry Robinson (16/64), Grimsby as CROXBY.
19.6.1911: Registered at Grimsby (GY642).
19.6.1911: William Grant designated managing owner.
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.1632). Based Dover.
6.11.1915: Harry Robinson mortgaged shares (16/64) to London Joint Stock Bank Ltd, London (A).
Post12.3.1919: Returned to owner.
1.6.1922: John Wilfred Grant appointed manager.
13.7.1923: Dawson Robinson died.
13.9.1923: Probate granted. Shares (16/64) transferred to Harry Robinson (32/64).
3.12.1926: William Grant died.
13.4.1927: Probate granted. Shares (16/64) transferred to Arthur Grant & John Wilfred Grant, Cleethorpes and William Grant Jnr, Navenby & Hugh Bourne Grant, Humberstone (16/64 joint owners).
28.5.1927: Arthur Grant & John Wilfred Grant, Cleethorpes and William Grant, Navenby & Hugh Bourne Grant, Humberstone joint shares (16/64) sold to John Wilfred Grant (21/64) & Arthur Grant (6/64), Cleethorpes and Hugh Bourne Grant (5/64), Humberstone.
28.2.1930: John Wilfred Grant, Cleethorpes shares (21/64) and Hugh Bourne Grant, Humberstone shares (5/64) sold to Rugby Steam Fishing Co Ltd (26/64), Grimsby.
7.3.1930: Arthur Grant, Cleethorpes shares (6/64) sold to Rugby Steam Fishing Co Ltd (32/64), Grimsby.
13.3.1930: John Wilfred Grant, Cleethorpes designated manager.
9.2.1934: The Rugby Steam Fishing Co Ltd, shares (32/64) sold to Harry Robinson (64/64), Grimsby.
9.2.1934: Mortgage (A) discharged.
9.2.1934: Harry Robinson designated managing owner.
25.6.1935: Off Aberdeen in collision with trawler EBOR BELLE (GY101) which foundered. Crew picked up.
13.5.1940: Sold to Supreme Fishcuring Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood.
3.6.1940: Basil A Parkes, Thornton-le-Fylde designated manager.
4.5.1943: Typical wartime landing from Iceland grounds. 800 kits – cod/codling-370, haddock-300, plaice-100, flats-30.
5.7.1943: Sold to John Carl Ross (64/64), Grimsby.
20.7.1943: Harvey Wilfred Wilson designated manager.
23.7.1946: Sold to Grimsby Merchants Amalgamated Trawling Ltd (64/64) Grimsby.
29.9.1948: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (B).
8.5.1952: Mortgage (B) discharged.
13.5.1952: Sold to Alfred Bannister (Trawlers) Ltd (64/64), Grimsby. George Edward Penistone designated manager.
27.3.1960: Sold to H. P. Heuvelmen NV, Krimpen aan den IJssel for breaking up.
4.5.1960: Grimsby registry closed “…on sale to foreigners (Dutch subjects) for breaking up”.
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13/03/2013: Page published.
17/11/2014: Picture added.
11/04/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from images.
13/02/2020: Updated information.