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S.T. City of Bristol FD207

Technical

Official Number:114300
Yard Number: 52
Completed: 1903
Gross Tonnage: 214
Net Tonnage: 77
Length: 115.0 ft
Breadth: 21.0 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole

History

22.3.1903: Launched by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd, Goole (Yd.No.52) for Thomas Frederick Kelsall, Fleetwood (16/64); Richard Kelsall, Liverpool (16/54); Sarah Kelsall, Southport (8/64); Mabel Beeching Kelsall, Southport (4/64); John Johnson Jnr, Manchester (10/64); William Johnson, Manchester (6/64) and Charlotte Helen Beeching, Hull (4/64) as CITY OF BRISTOL.
5.1903: Completed.
20.5.1903: Registered at Fleetwood (FD207), Thomas F. Kelsall, managing owner.
12.1.1906: Eight shares (T. F. Kelsall) sold to Lars Jorgen Larsen, Fleetwood.
18.12.1910: Eight shares (L. J. Larsen) mortgaged to Williams Deacon’s Bank Ltd. London.
22.1.1910: Homeward from Icelandic grounds in thick fog, Skipper mistook Sheep Island for Bull Point, Rathlin Island, struck reef between Larry Bane and Sheep Island, Ballintoy, Co. Antrim. Total loss. Wreck lies in 20m in position 55°14.45N/06°20.35W.
25.1.1910: Fleetwood registry closed.

Changelog
15/05/2012: Page published. 5 updates since then.

S.T. Braemar FD215

Technical

Official Number: 112928
Yard Number: 219
Completed: 1900
Gross Tonnage: 197.08
Net Tonnage: 57.38
Length: 115.0 ft
Breadth: 21.7 ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 400ihp T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: Muir & Houston, Glasgow

History

6.1900: Completed by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.219) for The Caledonian Steam Trawling Co Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen as BRAEMAR.
6.7.1900: Registered at Aberdeen (A236). Walter G. Jameson designated managers.
30.6.1908: Sold to John Millington Jackson, St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea & Walter Henry Dickenson, Fleetwood (64/64 joint owners). Walter H. Dickenson designated managing owner)
3.7.1908: Registered at Fleetwood (FD215).
9.7.1908: Aberdeen registry closed.
10.3.1909: Sold to John Millington Jackson (64/64), St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea.
17.3.1909: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to London City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (A).
18.3.1909: Thomas F. Kelsall designated manager.
16.1.1912: Off the Donegal coast, fisherman W. Scott *, Fleetwood, jumped overboard to rescue a fellow crew member who had been washed overboard.
31.5.1912: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to William Deacons Bank Ltd, London (B).
3.6.1912: Mortgage (A) discharged.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 78.30 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
6.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence trawler (1-12pdr) (Ad.No.NI). Based Cromarty.
13.10.1916: Sold to Thomas F. Kelsall, Fleetwood (64/64).
13.10.1916: Thomas F. Kelsall designated managing owner.
26.3.1917: Mortgage (B) discharged.
1919: Returned to owner.
19.12.1919: Sold to John Robson (64/64), Graigallion, Kilmalcolm, Renfrewshire.
14.4.1920: Fleetwood registry closed.
4.1920: Registered at Stranraer (SR2). George H. Smith & Hew Kennedy, Stranraer designated managers.
6.1922: Sold to Andrew Lewis (64/64), Aberdeen.
6.1922: Stranraer registry closed.
14.6.1922: Registered at Aberdeen (A902). Andrew Lewis designated managing owner.
4.3.1926: Sold Regent Fishing Co (Aberdeen) Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen Thomas Walker designated manager.
24.3.1926: Registered at Aberdeen as DANELLA (A902) (BoT Minute M/RG1088/1926 dated16.3.1926).
26.10.1936: Stranded at Deerness, Orkney.
1937: Salved but sold for breaking up.
19.3.1937: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up.”

Note * – 13.2.1912: W.Scott awarded the Royal Humane Society Bronze medal for his action on 16.1.1912.

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S.T. Braemar FD215

S.T. Braemar FD215
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S.T. Braemar FD215

S.T. Braemar FD215
Picture courtesy of The David Buckley Collection

Changelog
16/04/2012: Page published. 4 updates since then.
28/04/2017: Image added.
25/03/2018: Image added.
01/10/2019: Updated information.

S.T. Annie Melling (1) PN61

Technical

Official Number: 114913
Yard Number: 785
Completed: 1906
Gross Tonnage: 221
Net Tonnage: 85
Length: 117.6 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Built: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields

History

8.2.1906: Launched by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd, North Shields (Yd.No.785) for Henry Melling, Preston (managing owner) as ANNIE MELLING.
3.1906: Completed. Registered at Preston (PN61).
1907: Owners became The Melling Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Henry Melling, Preston, manager).
4.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1- 6pdr) (Ad.No.1593).
12.1918: Returned to owner at Fleetwood (Melling Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood (Henry Melling, Preston, manager)).
1921: Sold to Thomas F. Kelsall, Fleetwood (managing owner).
11.8.1922: Lost after collision off Tobermory.

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S.T. Annie Melling PN61

S.T. Annie Melling PN61
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Changelog

21/01/2009: Page published. 3 updates since then.
29/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.

S.T. Port Jackson FD6

Technical

Official Number: 114303
Yard Number: 250
Completed:
Gross Tonnage: 197
Net Tonnage: 49
Length: 115.7 ft
Breadth: 21.8 ft
Depth: 11.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Boiler: James Abernathy & Co, Aberdeen
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

12.3.1904: Launched by J. Duthie, Sons & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.250) for John Millington Jackson, St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea (18/64); John Liver, Fairhaven (11/64); Sarah Jane Astley, Blackpool (11/64); Horace Bourne, Adlington, Chorley (8/64); Isaac Miller, Knott End (7/64); Walter Smith, Blackpool (6/64); Samuel Knapman, Fleetwood (20/64) and William Henry Gilmour, Fleetwood (1/64), as PORT JACKSON.
3.1904: Completed.
13.4.1904: Registered at Fleetwood (FD6), Thomas F. Kelsall appointed manager.
21.2.1905: One share (W. H. Gilmour) sold to John M. Jackson, St. Anne’s-on-the-Sea.
6.3.1906: One share (J.M. Jackson) sold to Walter Henry Dickenson, Fleetwood.
11.11.1907: Horace Bourne residing at Poulton-le-Fylde.
24.2.1908: One share (W. H. Dickenson) sold to Claude Alexander Smythe, Fleetwood.
15.9.1908: Horace Bourne died.
13.10.1908: Probate. Eight shares to Eleanor Bourne, Poulton-le-Fylde & William Haden Arthur Richardson, Wordsley, Staffs. Joint owners.
12.12.1908: Eleanor Bourne change of Poulton-le-Flyde address.
23.12.1910: Eight shares (E. Bourne & W. H. A. Richardson) sold to Thomas F. Kelsall, Fleetwood.
1911: Thomas Kelsall appointed managing owner.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 76.03 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
2.3.1917: At Fleetwood. Fitted with 6-pdr Hotchkiss H.A. Mk IV gun (No.3111); compliment increased by two gunners.
29.5.1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve.
22.12.1917: At Fleetwood. Fitted with Hotchkiss 12pdr gun (No.8683).
1919: Released.
12.2.1927: In dense fog struck quayside at Fleetwood while manoeuvring, causing minor damage.
10.8.1931: Arrested by HMS SPEY for alleged illegal fishing in the Firth of Clyde.
11.8.1931: At Campbeltown Sheriff Court, Sk. Henry Stirzaker Dutton pleaded guilty. A fine of £100 was imposed but Sk. Dutton could not pay and was sent to prison for 60 days; nets in use at the time of arrest were forfeited.
11.1934: Sold to Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen Thomas Walker, manager).
17.11.1934: Fleetwood registry closed.
20.11.1934: Registered at Aberdeen (A222).
8.1935: On a four day trip out of Aberdeen on local grounds (Sk. Sam Bavidge Jnr).
23.8.1935: Shifting grounds in dense fog, stranded on submerged reef off Scotstoun Head, north of Peterhead; five crew members taken off by Peterhead lifeboat. Sk. Bavidge and three crew decided to stand by the trawler in the ship’s boat but when only the funnel was visible lifeboat returned and brought them in to Peterhead. Declared CTL.
4.9.1935: Aberdeen registry closed “ Total loss 23.8.35”.

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S.T. Port Jackson FD6

S.T. Port Jackson FD6
Picture courtesy of John Stevenson

S.T. Port Jackson FD6

S.T. Port Jackson FD6
Picture courtesy of David Slinger

Changelog
19/01/2009: Page published. 4 revisions since then.
29/10/2014: Picture added.
19/05/2017: Removed FMHT watermark.