The French Otter Bank class of trawlers.

nicolina
16th January 2008, 14:53
This class of trawlers where built by shipyard Komuny Paryskiej in Gdynia between 1972 and 1976 in all 22 trawlers where built to the design B423/1up to B423/22 and where delivered as follow:
Otter Bank:?????
Dogger Bank: 82 R/N Snekkar 86 R/N Bonaparte 88 R/N stJohn
Frederic Daniel: 97 R/N Viking Bank Scrapped in Belgium 2004
Viking Bank: 92 R/N Nordic ???
Bruix:Transferred to Bayonne and converted for gill netting.
Janine Andre:??? R/N Dogger Bank ???
Ptolomee: 82 R/N Fisher Bank ???
Saint Claude: Scrapped in 1995
Saint Patrick: Transferred to Lorient 80 Wrecked in 88
Thierry Pascal: 95 R/N Simon Keegan ???
Margat: 02 R/N Korea´xas ???
Louis Evrard: Scrapped in Belgium 05
Marie Catharine: 82 R/N Faroe Bank 84 R/N Nordic 1 89 R/N Celtic1 97 to st Vincent.???
Frederic Carole: Transferred to Ile de Seine 80 ???
Jean Germaine: 95 R/N Albert Granet Scrapped 06
Chevalier De Assas: 95 R/N Claude Monel 05 to Spain R/N Maine ???
Nicolas Copernic: ??? R/N Halten Bank ???
Jean Marc: 95 R/N Jean Riotto Scrapped Belgium 05
George Coudadal: 80 R/N Holmatindur ??? Sold to Namibia ???
Mousallion: CTL after fire at sea in 97 Scrapped
Mousse: Broken up after fire in Boulogne in 97
Any new infos are welcomed.

Pierre
19th January 2008, 12:47
Otter Bank: sold to Namibia as Otter Bank

Viking Bank: R/N Nordic II freezer trawler, Boulogne sur mer, in service 2008

Janine Andre: R/N Dogger Bank scrapped Gent

Ptolomee: 82 R/N Fisher Bank sold to Namibia as Fisher Bank

Margat: 02 R/N Korea´xas sold to Namibia

Marie Catherine: 82 R/N Faroe Bank 84 R/N Nordic 1 89 R/N Celtic1 97 to ST Vincent.

Frederic Carole: aground and scrapped to Ile de Sein, Britanny


Nicolas Copernic: R/N Halten Bank Boulogne sur mer, in service 2008


George Cadoudal: 80 R/N Holmatindur Sold to Namibia

Pierre

VIVALDI
24th January 2008, 18:07
Hello,

Here is a list that i make, of the B423 seria trawler (Attach Files) and the first owner.

Some précisions:

-Thierry Pascal: 95 R/N Simon Keegan ???

Simon Keghian, sold for 1 € symbol by its onwer SCAPÊCHE after the tsunami for the school of trawlermen in ceylan with new name: DIYA WARA.

It leave Lorient with twelve voluntary sailors and mechanics had voluntarily led this boat with hundred tons of materials(medicalized Beds, wheel chairs, food...) to its future owner in the wearing of Wales in the Western north of Matara (Second and trade fishing port of Sri Lanka after Colombo).

Recently, diverted by the state of Ceyland and armed with guns and
machine-guns, and not for fishing...


Kénavo, Philippe.

VIVALDI
24th January 2008, 20:55
I found the article of press which made mention of the armament of the trawler Simon Keghian. Sorry, it is in French language.
Extract of the French newspaper, LE MARIN.

Kénavo, Philippe.

Pierre
11th March 2013, 14:55
Hello,

Viking Bank: R/N Nordic II freezer trawler, Boulogne sur mer, sold to shipbreaker of Gand, Belgique, mars 2013

Nicolas Copernic: R/N Halten Bank Boulogne sur mer, sold to shipbreaker of Gand, Belgique, summer 2012

Today there is nore 423 series trawlers at Boulogne-sur-mer. All were sold or scrapped.

Pierre

Pierre
9th April 2013, 21:22
The french association "La Palanquee" presents his eleventh exposition of photographs paying homage to the sailors that did Boulogne.
The theme is the stern trawlers B 423 famous serie, built by Gdynia shipyards, Poland, for owners of Boulogne-sur-mer : 15 stern trawlers, 41 years of fishing, 1971 - 2013.
You are invited to this exposition closely of 1000 photographs, in format A4, of trawlers and of sailors to the work, mustered by Benoît and Pierre-Adrien Fourny.
Sunday May 5 to Sunday May 12 2013, since 10 o'clock to 19 o'clock, in the local ones of the Space Michel MAES, Allée Gustave Flaubert, near Place Damrémont, Boulogne-sur-mer, FRANCE.

Free entrance.