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Sailing Trawler Elizabeth FD2


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


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.

s.v. Ezra FD1

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Additional information courtesy of Geoff Davidson


Official Number: 56697
Completed: 1866
Gross Tonnage: 35
Net Tonnage: 21
Length: 54.4 ft
Breadth: 16.2 ft
Depth: 8.3 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood


1866: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.10) for ??, ?? as EZRA.
1869: Sold to Thomas Leadbetter, 19 Saint Peter’s Place, Fleetwood & others.
1.3.1869: Registered at Fleetwood (FD1).
1881: Census at Fleetwood – Richard Sumner (39), b-North Meols, master; Joshua Summerfield (50), b-Liverpool, mate; Thomas Sharp (21), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Richard Wright (20), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Thomas Wright (14), b-Fleetwood, boy.
20.5.1895: Reported that while returning home in a NW moderate gale (Sk. John Wright), observed smack CHRISTINA (FD13) (Sk. John Meadows), dismasted. Connected and delivered Fleetwood
6.4.1908: Sold to John Thomas Kee & John Brown Kee, 25 West Quay, Ramsey.
14.4.1908: Fleetwood registry closed.
4.1908: Registered at Ramsey.
1912: Sold to Albert Abecasis, Irish Town, Gibraltar. Ramsey registry closed. Registered at Gibraltar.
1914: Not in MNL.

25/01/2009: Page published.
14/11/2014: Information updated.
30/12/2015: Information updated.