Courtesy of Barry Banham

Official No:  149236   Port Number and Year:   Lowestoft, 1930 (LT177)

Description: Steel side trawler, steam, coal fired, single screw.

Crew: 10 men (1930).

Built: 1930, by J. Chambers, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. (Yard no. 580.)

Tonnage: 115 grt  49 net

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 92.1  / 20.1 / 11.6

Engine: T.3-Cyl., 30 nhp; by Wm. Burrell, Great Yarmouth.  1954: Oil, 3-Cyl, by W.H. Podd, Lowestoft.



1930: Star Drift Fishing Co., Star Buildings, Beach Rd., Lowestoft

Manager: Frederick E. Catchpole, 406 London Rd., South Lowestoft.


Pre-1972: Kindred Marine Products, St. Helier, Jersey

[Same owners in Olsen's 1984; not in Olsen's 1989.]


Landed at Milford: 2 Jan 1957 - 17 Dec 1958

Skippers: Tommy Smith

Notes: Dec 1939: Requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted to a minesweeper (P.No. FY.1524).

Feb 1946: Returned to owners.


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