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Technical

Official Number: ????
Yard Number: 989
Completed: 1926
Gross Tonnage: 338
Net Tonnage: 137
Length: 138.8 ft
Breadth: 23.8 ft
Depth: 13.3 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby

History

18.11.1925: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.989) for Pickering & Haldane’s Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull as LORD WEIR.
28.1.1926: Registered at Hull (280).
28.1.1926: Completed (John McCann & Edward Cartwright, joint managers).
1929: Albert Turgoose & James Clark, appointed joint managers).
1938: Re measured 42,16 x 7,23 metres – 324.40Bgrt 112.64n.
7.1938: Sold to Pêcheries à Vapeur S.A., Ostend (John Bauwens, manager).
16.7.1938: Hull registry closed.
21.7.1938: Arrived at Ostend in company with LORD MOUNTBATTEN (H225 (GRAAF VAN VLAARDEREN (O92)).
27.7.1938: Registered at Ostend as PRINCE de LIÈGE (O83).
5.1940: Escaped to England with refugees.
6.1940: Transferred to Belgian Economic Mission, London. Fishing from Fleetwood.
23.9.1940: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence vessel (P.No.Z.172).
12.1945: Returned to owner.
9.1946: At Antwerp rebuilt by Guthrie & Hursch with new bow section 148.2 feet – 375.36Bgrt 137n
T.3-cyl and boiler by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull.
18.9.1946: Returned to service after rebuild and Special Survey.
1951: Sailed for Hemiksem for conversion to a motor trawler.
1951: Re engined by St. Pieterswerf, Hemiksem with 4 stroke 6-cyl Carels oil engine 755bhp by Société d’Electricité et de Mécaniques, Ghent (Engine No.9663). Re measured 391.89 Bgrt 159.82n.
20.12.1951: Returned to service.
22.12.1962: Outward for Icelandic grounds. Stranded on Corn Holm Rock, Copinsay, Orkney in approx. position 58 54N 02 41.7W. Abandoned by crew and subsequently declared a Total Loss. Ostend registry closed.

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S.T. Prince de Liège O83

S.T. Prince de Liège O83
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M.T. Prince De Liege O83

M.T. Prince De Liege O83
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M.T. Prince de Liège O83

S.T. Prince de Liège O83
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29/07/2013: Page published. 5 updates since then.
26/10/2015: Added 2 pictures.

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Technical

Official Number: Unknown
Yard Number: 232
Completed: 1905
Gross Tonnage: 189
Net Tonnage: 41
Length: 35,38m (116.1 ft)
Breadth: 7,70m (22.0 ft)
Depth: 3,50m (11.5 ft)
Built: G. Seebeck A.G., Geestmünde
Engine: T-3-cyl by G. Seebeck A.G., Geestmünde

History

1905: Launched by G. Seebeck A.G., Geestmünde (Yd.No.232) for Hochsee Fischdampfer GmbH, Hamburg as GUSTAV PLATZMANN.
1905: registered at Hamburg (HH23).
1908: Registered at Hamburg as SEENEIKE (HH23).
1908: Sold to Hochseefischerei A.G., Cuxhaven. Hamburg registry closed. Registered at Cuxhaven as SENATOR O’SWALD (HC6).
1914-1918: Requisitioned by the Imperial German Navy.
10.1918: Abandoned at Zeebruges during the German evacuation. Taken over by the Belgian State (Administration de la Marine), Brussels. Cuxhaven registry closed. Registered at Antwerp as YSER.
1920: Converted to a pilot boat and registered at Antwerp as LOODSBOOT 3.
1933: Sold to Gebroeders Taat, Katwijk, Holland. Renamed ANTWERP 3 and laid up at IJmuiden.
2.1942: Vessel made ready for fishing. Registered at Katwijk as KATWIJK II (KW134).
8.4.1942: At sea eleven crew, vessel taken over by a resistance group – eight men, and skipper forced to set course for England. On arrival directed to Fleetwood.
1940s: Fishing from Fleetwood (Bloomfields Ltd managing agents).
8.1945: Returned to Holland and fishing.
Late 1949: Laid up.
1951: Sold to Frans Rijsdrik, Hendrik Ido Ambacht for breaking up. Katwijk registry closed.

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S.T. Katwijk II KW134

S.T. Loodsboot 3
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Technical

Official Number: 108585
Yard Number: 28
Completed: 1898
Gross Tonnage: 182 (As built 168)
net Tonnage: 68 (As built 93)
Length: 109.0 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 10.4 ft
Built: Cumming & Ellis, Inverkeithing
Engine: 300ihp T.3-cyl by MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland

History

23.3.1898: Launched by Cumming & Ellis, Inverkeithing (Yd.No.28) for Muirhead’s Trawlers Ltd, Edinburgh as MOUNT CENIS.
4.6.1898: Trials in Firth of Forth.
6.1898: Completed. James Muirhead appointed manager. Registered at Granton (GN52). O.N.108585 (4/1898).
25.1.1904: Company in liquidation.
14.3.1904: Disabled with machinery problem 25 miles E of May Island. Liverpool steam trawler JABOO (LL358) connected and delivered Granton.
3.5.1904: Sold Joseph Constant (Shipbrokers) Ltd, London and offered for re-sale.
1.1905: Sold to Newhaven Trawlers Ltd, Edinburgh (Edward Walker, Newhaven, manager).
25.1.1905: Registered at Granton as ALERT (GN52).
1909: Sold to Stoomtrawler-Visscherij Mij. “Holland I-IV”, IJmuiden (S. A. Bakker, manager). Granton registry closed. Registered at IJmuiden as OTOÑO (IJM155).
1910: Sold to N.V. Visscherij Mij. “Pesca”, IJmuiden (S. A. Bakker later P. Dijksen, manager).
1923: Sold to N.V. Nationale Stoomvisscherij, IJmuiden (I. S. Groen, manager). Registered at IJmuiden as ALBERT GROEN (IJM155).
1928: Sold to Stoomvisscherij Mij. “Die Scelvisch”, IJmuiden (G. de Rooy & L. S. J. Reijersberg, managers). Registered at IJmuiden as AVILA (IJM155).
1934: Sold to N.V. Nationale Stoomvisscherij, IJmuiden (Donald J. Groen, manager). Registered at IJmuiden as LEENTJE ELIZABETH (IJM155).
1938: Briefly registered at IJmuiden as PRINSES BEATRIX (IJM155). Reverted to LEENTJE ELIZABETH (IJM155) when name taken by PRINSES BEATRIX (IJM117).
1939: Sold to Stoomvisscherij Mij. “Hornrif”, IJmuiden (Donald J. Groen, manager). Registered at IJmuiden as HORNRIF (IJM155).
1940: Escaped to England and fishing from Fleetwood.
1945: Returned to Holland.
1954: Laid up.
5.3.1957: Sold for breaking up. IJmuiden registry closed.

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S.T. Hornrif IJM155

S.T. Hornrif IJM155
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Official Number: Unknown
Yard Number: 311
Completed: 1911
Gross Tonnage: 195
Net Tonnage: 63 (As built: 71)
Length: 35,87m (117.7 ft)
Breadth: 6,83m (22.4 ft)
Depth: 2,89m (9.5 ft)
Engine: T.3-cyl by G. Seebeck Akt. Ges.,
Built: G. Seebeck Akt. Ges., Wesermünde, GermanyBremerhaven, Germany

1911: Launched by G. Seebeck Akt. Ges., Wesermünde, Germany (Yd.No.311) for Cuxhavener Hochseefischerei Akt. Ges., Cuxhaven as BÜRGERMEISTER BURCHARD.
1911: Completed. Registered at Cuxhaven (HC-29).
1928: Sold to Hochseefischerei Rhein-Ruhr, Emden. Cuxhaven registry closed. Registered at Emden as LAHN (AE-122).
1929: Sold to N.V. Stoomvisscherij Mij. “Hilda”, IJmuiden. Emden registry closed. Registered at IJmuiden as DONALD (IJM117).
1934: Registered at IJmuiden as EENDRACHT (IJM117).
1938: Registered at IJmuiden as PRINSES BEATRIX (IJM117).
1940: Escaped to England.
1940s: Fishing from Fleetwood (Bloomfield’s Ltd, managing agents), Home waters/Icelandic grounds.
1945: Sold to Stoomvisscherij Mij. “Mercurius”, IJmuiden (I. S. Groen, manager).
1954: Laid up.
5.3.1957: Sold for breaking up. IJmuiden registry closed.

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Official Number: Unknown
Yard Number: 205
Completed: 1900
Gross Tonnage: 208
Net Tonnage: 76
Length: 120.9 ft
Breadth: 21.1 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co, Hull

1900: Launched by Bonn & Mees, Rotterdam (Yd.No.205) for Stoomvisscherij Mij. “Mercurius”, IJmuiden as EVELINE.
4.1900: Completed (I. S. Groen, manager). Registered at IJmuiden (IJM15).
1922: New boiler fitted.
10.1928: Sold to Visscherij Mij. “Cornelis Bart”, IJmuiden (C. Stam, manager). Registered at IJmuiden as CORNELIS (IJM15).
1934: P. Koopman & E. van der Plas appointed managers.
1940: Escaped to England.
1940s: Fishing from Fleetwood (Bloomfield’s Ltd, managing agents).
20.7.1945: Arrived back in IJmuiden.
1951: Sold to shipbreakers.
17.8.1951: Sailed IJmuiden for shipbreakers. IJmuiden registry closed.

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 S.T. Cornelis IJM15

S.T. Cornelis IJM15
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 S.T. Cornelis IJM15

S.T. Cornelis IJM15
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 S.T. Cornelis IJM15

S.T. Cornelis IJM15
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 S.T. Cornelis IJM15

S.T. Cornelis IJM15
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