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s.v. Cygnet FD15


Official Number: 27312
Completed: 1859
Gross tonnage: 35
Net tonnage: 23
Length: 51.7 ft
Breadth: 16.1 ft
Depth: 7.8 ft
Rig: Smack – trawling
Built: Gibson & Butcher, Fleetwood


1859: Completed by Gibson & Butcher, Fleetwood for John Wright, 7 Warren Street, Fleetwood (managing owner) as CYGNET. Registered at Fleetwood (FD15).
1.1.1875: Owned by Thomas Parkinson, Fleetwood.
1.1.1880: Owned by Jeffrey Wright, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – Richard Wright (38), b-Southport, master; Robert Wright (19), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; William Archer (34), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; James Pater (45) b-Liverpool, fisherman; James Pater (13), b-Fleetwood, cook.
1.1.1888: Same.
27.11.1889: Sold to William Moss, Fleetwood.
31.12.1900: Sold to William Moss & John Wignall, Fleetwood (William Moss managing owner).
8.3.1904: Sold to William Moss, 41 Pharos Street, Fleetwood.
19.12.1904: Fleetwood registry closed. Dismasted no longer used as a fishing boat.

05/01/2009: Page published. 2 updates since then.