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Vessel name on Arrival: Boston Gannet

Boston Gannet - FD 30 boston gannet - 2

Original Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, Hull

Original Yard No: 755

Official Number: 180326

Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 361

Year Built: 1943

Arrival Date: 05/10/1963

Breakup Started: 07/10/1963

Date First Beached: 18/03/1964

Date Breakup Completed: 24/05/1964

Draught For’d: 6' 6"

Draught Aft: 16' 0"

Name Changes:

 

1945  :   Launched as S.T. AMY for Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Company Limited

1946  :   Sold to Seddon Fishing Company Limited of London & Fleetwood

1949  :   Sold to Neale & West Limited of Cardiff and Fleetwood registry closed

1949  :   Re-registered CF-18 under the new name S.T. Chaffcombe

1956  :   Acquired by the Don Fishing Company Limited of Aberdeen and renamed S.T.Boston Gannet

 

 

Other Information:

 

22-09-1945  :   Launched

27-11-1945  :   Completed

 

Tonnage  :   361 tons

 

Dimensions  :   41.5 metres   x    7.7 metres

 

Propulsion  :   Triple Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine

 

Converted to oil-fuel burning in December 1956

 

20-03-1963  :   Vessel laid up at the Glasson Dock

Ocbr.  1963  :   Vessel sold of to West of Scotland Shipbreakling Company of Troon, South Ayrshire