Basuto

Vessel name on Arrival: Lord Montgomery

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

Original Yard No: 569

Official Number: 162260

Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 381

Year Built: 1932

Arrival Date: 30/09/1963

Breakup Started: 02/10/1963

Date First Beached: 29/04/1964

Date Breakup Completed: 01/09/1964

Draught For’d: 7' 6"

Draught Aft: 16' 0"

Name Changes:

1931  :   Launched as S.T. BASUTO for Hellyer Brothers of Hull

1932  :   Vessel completed and registered at Hull  (H-401)

1939  :   Vessel lengthened

1940  :   Requisitioned for War Service as a boom defence vessel  –  Pennant No.  Z-106

1945  :   Sold to Lord Line LImited of Hull with Manager Thomas W. Boyd

1946  :   Returned to Owner

1947  :   Converted for oil burning and renamed Lord Montgomery – H-401

1950  :  Owners restyled Associated Fisheries Trawling Coy. Ltd., Hull – Manager Thomas W. Boyd

1953  :  Owners reverted to Lord Line Limited of Hull under same Manager

1954  :  Transferred within the Assoc Fisheries Group to Wyre Trawlers Limited, Fleetwood

1954  :   Hull registry closed and new Fleetwood registry taken out  (FD-13)

1962  :   Inward bound and in the Wyre Channel, in thick fog, struck Black Scar Perch and grounded.

1962  :   Refloated on next tide

1963  :   Sold to West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd, Troon for breaking up

1963  :   Delivered Troon from Fleetwood under own power – arriving 01-10-1963
 

 

Other Information:

 

Steam Trawler built for Hellyer Brothers of Hull as S.T Basuto                      H-401

 

Tonnages  :   151 tons  /  381 tons

 

Dimensions  :   145.8 feet   x    25.1 feet   x    13.6 feet  

 

Propulsion   :    3-Cylinder Triple-Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine 

 

Machinery Manufacturer  :   C. D. Holmes & Co Limited, Hull

 

Speed  11.2 knots