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s.v. King David FD93

Technical

Official Number: 68612
Yard Number: 19
Completed: 1873
Gross Tonnage: 38
Net Tonnage: 25
Length: 65.0 ft
Breadth: 16.4 ft
Depth: 7.6 ft
Rig: jigger smack – trawling, drifting & lining
Built: John Gibson, Fleetwood

History

17.1.1873: Completed by John Gibson, Fleetwood (Yd.No.19) for David & John Moss, Fleetwood as King David. Registered at Fleetwood (FD93).
1.1.1875: Owned by David Moss, Fleetwood.
1881: Census at Fleetwood – William Moss (27), b-Southport, master fisherman; Thomas Hallsall (50), b-Southport, mate fisherman; John Smith (22), b-Southport, fisherman; John Eaves (24), b-Fleetwood, fisherman; Robert Hallsall (19), b-Fleetwood, cook.
22.10.1887: Sold to John Moss, Fleetwood & others.
25.11.1896: Sold to William Moss, Fleetwood.
8.5.1906: Sold to John Hamlet Fogg, 35 Pharos St, Fleetwood (managing owner).
19.4.1911: Holed after collision with steam trawler CYGNET (FD110) near ferry slipway. Beached on Knott Spit.
30.8.1917: Sold to James Myerscough, Knott End for demolition.
9.3.1918: Fleetwood registry closed “Vessel broken up”.

Changelog
18/02/2009: Page published.
06/12/2014: Information updated.
03/02/2016: Minor information update.

s.v. Cygnet FD15

Technical

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

History

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.

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