Courtesy of Ian Wilson and Andrew Jaggers: Bangor Bay and Harbour, and John B. Inchliff, Ship's Nostalgia website.

Official No:  303255     Port Number and Year:  8th in Milford, 1962 *

Description: Steel side trawler; seine nets. Single screw motor vessel, oil. 

Crew:  3 men

Registered at Milford: 28 Dec 1962

Built: Worst & Dutmer, Scheepsbouwer, Meppel , Netherlands, in 1949

Tonnage: 118.03 grt  76.66 net

Length / breadth / depth (feet): 102.8 / 18.0 / 6.7

Engine: Kromhaut oil engine 120 bhp.



1962: Rederij Koppe N.V., Amsterdam.


As M202

28 Dec 1962: Roy Thomas Eynon, Angle.

Managing owner.

[ *Not recorded in Milford Register; not listed in Olsen's 1963 - 1965. ]


23 Sep 1966: Bernard Williams & Co., Pell St., Swansea.


[ No longer used for fishing. ]

30 Jun 1969: Load Line Shipping, Bangor.

Robert Bradley,  Bangor, Co. Down

Manager: James Falconer Milhench,  Bangor.


Dec 1973:  Scotts of Toomebridge.


Landed at Milford:  8 Jul 1962 - 10 Oct 1965


Notes: Built as a coaster.

Dec 1962: Fitted out for trawling and seining.

Jun 1969: Based at Newhaven, engaged in survey work for Brighton Marina.

Dec 1969: Returned to Bangor with cargo of dinghies ex Cowes (Capt Mike Savage).

Jan 1970: Harland & Wolff, Belfast for steel work including raising bow and plating saloon windows.

1970: Trading Irish Sea.
13 Dec1970: Last coaster to discharge at Annalong, Co. Down (road salt ex Weston Point).

1972: Last coaster to visit Portpatrick.

Sep 1973: Final trip to Castletown. Then laid up at Bangor.
Dec1973: Engaged in  sand carrying on Lough Neagh.
Jan 1974: Towed from Bangor to Coleraine by trawler ROS MOR B89
Feb1974: Delivered to Lough Neagh.
1977: New wheelhouse and Gardner diesel engine fitted.
1986: Reported broken up on Lough Neagh.

Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 28 Dec 1971.  Vessel no longer fishing.

[Information supplied by several contributors.] 


Thanks to Jan Harteveld.

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