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S.T. Arian FD130

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow


Official Number: 127866
Yard Number: 466
Completed: 1910
Gross Tonnage: 221
Net Tonnage: 102
Length: 120.4
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 11.5 ft
Engine: 420ihp T.3-cyl and boiler by Gt. Central Co-op Engineering & Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby
Built: Cochrane & Sons, Selby


8.6.1910: Launched by Cochrane & Sons, Selby (Yd.No.466) for The Great Central Co-Operative Engineering & Ship Repairing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby as the ARIAN.
11.8.1910: George Lowe Alward designated manager.
12.8.1910: Registered at Grimsby (GY584).
24.8.1910: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to William Somerville Letten & George Somerville Letten, Grimsby for the sum of £2500 with interest at 51/2% (A).
25.8.1910: Completed.
19.4.1911: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The Union of London & Smith’s Bank Ltd, London (B).
3.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.1404). Based Lowestoft.
14.1.1916: William Somerville Letten died.
5.2.1916: George Somerville Letten mortgagee (A).
22.4.1918: Discharge of mortgages (A) & (B).
22.4.1918: Sold to John W. Smethurst (64/64), Grimsby.
24.4.1918: John W. Smethurst designated managing owner.
2.5.1918: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (C).
1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
19.3.1919: Mortgage (C) discharged.
20.3.1918: Sold to Taylor & Tomlinson Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood, after drydocking in Belfast.
21.3.1919: Joseph Allen Taylor designated manager.
24.3.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to The London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (D).
31.3.1919: Grimsby registry closed.
1.4.1919: Registered at Fleetwood (FD130).
18.10.1919: Sold to Tudor Steam Trawlers Ltd, Fleetwood. Joseph A. Taylor designated manager.
1924: James E. Sellars designated manager).
1937: Sold to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.
15.7.1938: Fleetwood registry closed.

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S.T. Arian FD20

Lucida passing S.T. Arian FD130
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

18/05/2012: Page published. 9 updates since then.
06/10/2017: Removed FMHT watermark.
08/07/2019: Updated information.