BARON RUZETTE O-120
Official No: 141964 Port and Year: Ostend, 1910 (O-120)
Fleetwood, 1923 (FD431)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning.
Built: Mackie & Thompson, Glasgow, 1910. (Yard no. 398)
Tonnage: 214 grt 81 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 122.6 / 21.6 / 11.5
Engine: T3-Cyl. 77 rhp; by W.V.V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow.
As BARON RUZETTE O-120
Aug 1910: Soc. Anon. PÍcheries d'Islande, Ostend
Manager: J. Baels.
As GELSINA FD431
1923: Reliance Trawlers, Fleetwood
Manager: Walter M. Olney, Cleveleys (to 1930)
Landed at Milford: 18 Oct 1911; 8 Sep 1914 - 23 Jan 1920. 31 Mar, 30 Aug 1920.
Baron Ruzette was provincial governor of West Flanders (1907-1912), and was important for the development of the port of Zeebrugge and the sea fisheries.
26 Jan 1911: Collided with French schooner MOISE, on passage from Boulogne to Granville. Latter sank with four hands; another jumped on to the trawler's deck. ["The Times", Friday 27th January 1911. p.14.]
1914-19: Fishery Trawler.
1937: Broken up at Preston
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