Vessel name on Arrival: Masona
Original Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell Limited of Beverley, Hull
Original Yard No: 539
Official Number: 160890
Vessel Type: Trawler
Year Built: 1930
Arrival Date: 02/11/1956
Breakup Started: 11/12/1956
Date First Beached: 06/02/1957
Date Breakup Completed: 06/05/1957
Draught For’d: 05' 00"
Draught Aft: 15' 06"
1930 – KINGSTON OLIVINE (H 209) : Kingston Steam Trawling Company Limited of Hull
1947 – LANGLAND BAY (SA 72) : Swansea Trawlers Limited of Swansea
1954 – MASONA (FD 16) : Mason Trawlers of Fleetwood
1954 – MASONA (FD 16) : Rinovia Steam Fishing Company of Grimsby
Launched : 15-03-1930 Completed : 10-04-1930
Lengthened by Smiths Dock, Middlesbrough, between August and November 1936.
28-07-1939 : Last fish landing before Admiralty assessment for war service.
08-08-1939 : Successful trials completed prior to Admiralty acquisition – sold on this date for £18,081.
November 1939 : Converted by Blyth DRydocks and Shipbuilding Coy for role of A/S Trawler. Hull Regn closed.
July 1940 : Based at Harwich with Anti-Submarine Group 19.
July 1942 : Fitted out for a Minesweeper role.
June 1945 : At North Woolwich for refit by H & W and offered to Kingston Steam Trawling Company but the offer was declined on the grounds extent of work required would prove too costly. Vessel laid up.
July 1947 : Sold to Swansea Trawlers Limited. Restored and reclassed at Appledore.
18-09-1947 : Registered at Swansea as LANGLAND BAY, fishing out of Hull.
26-05-1954 : Sold to Mason Trawlers of Fleetwood.
September 1954 : Registered at Fleetwood as MASONA FD 16
1956 : Sold to Rinovia Steam Fishing Company of Fleetwood and subsequently sold on to BISCO for breaking.
Image depicts the vessel as KINGSTON OLIVINE