MARY BRUCE M147
John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 129283 Port Number and Year: 36th in Hull, 1910 (H131)
44th in Aberdeen, 1935 (A393)
1st in Milford, 1941
- in Lowestoft, 1948 (LT368)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged: mizzen sail.
Crew: 10 men (1910); 12 men (1941).
Registered at Milford: 21 Nov 1941
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley, in 1910. (Yard no. 196)
Tonnage: 207.57 grt 82.12 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 112.0 / 22.5 / 12.17
Engine: T 3-Cyl. 45 nhp.10 kts. Engine and boiler by Amos & Smith & Co., Albert Docks, Hull
As PERICLES H131
6 Sep 1910: Hellyers Steam Fishing Co. Ltd., St. Andrew's Dock, Hull
Managers: Charles Hellyer. (Same address.)
1919: Hull Northern Fishing Co. Ltd., Hull.
Manager: William R. Nowell, St. Andrew's Dock, Hull.
1929: Ocean Steam Fishing Co. Ltd., St. Andrew's Dock, Hull.
Manager: George Altoft. (Same address.)
As MARY BRUCE A393
11 Feb 1936: Alexander R. Buthlay (Jnr.), 84 Sinclair Rd., Aberdeen.
21 Nov 1941: Fort Rona Trawlers Co. Ltd., The Docks, Milford.
Manager: Henry John Horwood, 'Harbour Walls', Pier Rd., Milford.
23 Jul 1945: United Trawlers, The Docks, Milford.
Manager: Henry John Horward, Pier Rd., Milford.
25 Mar 1948: The Shoals Fishing Co. Ltd., Waverley Chambers, Lowestoft.
Manager: David Frederick Cartwright, 'Woodlands', Elm Tree Rd., Lowestoft.
Landed at Milford: 7 Nov 1941 - 15 Dec 1945
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1917 - 1919: Requisitioned into the Fishery Reserve.
12 Jun 1945: Bought for £11,000; sold in 1948 for £8,750
Mar 1953: Broken up at Gateshead.
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 25 Mar 1948. Transferred to the port of Lowestoft.
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