John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 106764 Port and Year: 39th in Hull, 1897 (H368)
- - Fleetwood, 1921 (FD372)
- - Ymuiden, 1928 (IJM83)
Description: Steel side trawler; coal fired, steam screw. Ketch rigged.
Crew: 9 men (1897).
Built: by Mackie & Thompson, Glasgow, in 1897 (Yard no. 156)
Tonnage: 165 grt 52 net (1897); 64 net (1914)
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 104.2 / 21.0 / 10.7
Engine: C 2-Cyl; 45 rhp; by Muir & Houston, Glasgow.
10 Aug 1897: The Great Northern Steamship Fishing Co. Ltd., Hull.
Manager: James Leyman, St. Andrew's Dock, Hull. (1897-c.1902)
William R. Nowell, 2 Kensington Villas, Hessle Rd., Hull. (c.1903-12)
Fred Smith, 40 De la Pole Avenue, Hull. (1912-14)
1914: Charles Curzon, The Docks, Milford.
31 Jan 1917: Ernest Taylor, London St., Fleetwood.
3 May 1920: Arthur Jonckheere, Orient Buildings, Station Rd., Fleetwood.
Manager: Joseph A. Taylor.
14 May 1924: Alexander King, 10 Grampian Rd., Torry, Aberdeen. (Skipper.)
Manager: William Morley.
1 Sep 1925: George Jackson Ward, 'The Poplars', Stanley Rd., Lytham, Lancs.
Manager: Walter Morley, 1 Preston St., Fleetwood.
As VOORWAARTS IJM.83
Jul 1928: N.V. Vissch. Mij. Riew., Ymuiden
Managers: Erenst & Weimar. (1928-38)
F. J. Erenst. (1938-39)
Landed at Milford: 18 Oct 1914 - 27 Jan 1917
Notes: 14 Oct 1899: Picked up crew of 12 of the THOR, a herring boat of Norway, in the North Sea.
1 Jan 1900: Went ashore on Spurn Point with her fore compartment flooded, after collision in fog with the steamer Baltzar Von Platen, of Helsingborg. ["Aberdeen Weekly Journal", Tuesday, 2nd January 1900. The EDDYSTONE was found to have been at fault in a later enquiry.]
29 May 1917: Requisitioned into the Fishery Reserve
1919: Returned to owners.
1939: Broken up.
[Information courtesy of Fleetwood Maritime Heritage Trust and the Bosun's Watch.]
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