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Forum: Fishing Vessels 28th April 2014, 16:00
Replies: 4
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Posted By davetodd
http://warsailors.com/forum/read.php?1,45175,45176...

http://warsailors.com/forum/read.php?1,45175,45176
a little more at the above site regards dave
p.s there were two argonauts from grimsby 217 o.n.160109 and G189 o.n.1612544 built 1906owned by...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st February 2014, 23:39
Replies: 78
Views: 15,422
Posted By davetodd
wejjdone bsrryayuor hard work over the past years...

wejjdone bsrryayuor hard work over the past years deserves eecognition (Wave)hiywt trregardsds daveo,s ,rlejt haqnd dpelling mot good yet(egg)
Forum: Fishing Vessels 6th September 2013, 18:05
Replies: 78
Views: 15,422
Posted By davetodd
favourites notwithstanding arry think you...

favourites notwithstanding arry think you deserve full maks for completeness and perseveranc(Thumb)e

regards Dave
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd September 2013, 14:29
Replies: 10
Views: 3,026
Posted By davetodd
http://www.fleetwood-trawlers.info/index.php/2012/...

http://www.fleetwood-trawlers.info/index.php/2012/05/s-t-cadella-a364/
this site has more information, but there were more than one trawlers with the name emerald!!
It may be worth visiting Grimsby...
Forum: Ship Research 16th May 2013, 16:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By davetodd
Another tug which may be of interest was RICHARD...

Another tug which may be of interest was RICHARD LEE BARBER.
Similar in design and size to the NESS POINT.
After war service the RICHARD LEE BARBER seved also as a Light Vessel mover as well as other...
Forum: Ship Research 15th May 2013, 21:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,266
Posted By davetodd
There was a tug built in 1938 or thereabout,...

There was a tug built in 1938 or thereabout, named NESS POINT.
I think she served with the Royal Navy until 1945.
After that date she worked mainly on the east coast UK for Trinity House.
Her main...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th May 2013, 09:09
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By davetodd
Graham Thank you for replying with the...

Graham
Thank you for replying with the information on KATCHER I & II and the Ross ownership of Doig's.
Have you anything on the two shrimpers before they were converted?
Regards
Dave
Forum: Fishing Vessels 6th May 2013, 22:40
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
Michael Here is some more info., hope it is of...

Michael
Here is some more info., hope it is of some help.

When a vessel was purchased by the Admiralty, a condition report would be made which recorded details of all aspects of the vessel.
When the...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 4th May 2013, 13:38
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
Hello Michael Here is some information which I...

Hello Michael
Here is some information which I hope will be of some help.


VASCAMA Official number 162900. built by Cochranes of Selby in 1935.
On 17th April 1935 she arrived at Grimsby and...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 14th April 2013, 12:22
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By davetodd
There were two trawlers named WINDSOR which were...

There were two trawlers named WINDSOR which were registered in Grimsby.
The earlier WINDSOR was built in 1898 at Beverley but was sunk by mine in January 1915.

The second WINDSOR was built at Selby...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 7th March 2013, 11:34
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By davetodd
It may help to contact the Archives...

It may help to contact the Archives at:-
http://www.nelincs.gov.uk/resident/libraries-and-archives/archives--local-and-family-history/north-east-lincolnshire-archives/
They should have the...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 7th March 2013, 08:57
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By davetodd
The vessel JOSEPH GRESSWELL had a port registry...

The vessel JOSEPH GRESSWELL had a port registry of Grimsby from 1927 to 1938.
her O.N. was 146906

As she was not allocated a fishing number while registered in Grimsby, I think it unlikely that she...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd February 2013, 13:23
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By davetodd
Graham MEGGIES appears in the 1934 Olsen's...

Graham
MEGGIES appears in the 1934 Olsen's as:-
MEGGIES (motor) GY413 23 net tons Owner Sam Chapman Grimsby
and in the 1946 Olsen's as the same.
In the 1954 Olsen's as the same.
In the 1961 Olsen's...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 3rd February 2013, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By davetodd
KATCHER I and KATCHER II

Does anyone have information regarding the two Katchers?
I believe they were part of the shrimper fleet attached to ROSS KELETCHEKIS.
The object of the enterprise was to catch and process shrimps in...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 26th January 2013, 09:30
Replies: 304
Views: 70,960
Posted By davetodd
Good morning raf I could not find ALA LT347 in...

Good morning raf
I could not find ALA LT347 in the 1935 Olsen's Almanac,
but she does have an entry in the 1946 Olsen's Almanac as follows:-
ALA O.N.162963 LT 347 Call letters GDWD, Steel...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th December 2012, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By davetodd
Hello Ian The information regarding NEWARK CASTLE...

Hello Ian
The information regarding NEWARK CASTLE O.N.82528 came from the Mercantile Navy List of 1892 ( Sailing vessels )
I have had a look for L'Orient in the same list but without success.
I...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 20th December 2012, 12:52
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By davetodd
Well done to Gil Mayes and Bill Blow and of...

Well done to Gil Mayes and Bill Blow and of course all others concerned with this excellent publication.(Thumb)
Ideal for those researching either fishing vessels, etc. ship building or family...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 16th November 2012, 13:06
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
JURASSIC GY259 built at Hull in 1890 Official...

JURASSIC GY259 built at Hull in 1890 Official Number was 96225.
Iron construction Length 101.0' Beam 20.6' Depth 10.7' Gross 159 tons and Net 64 tons
Steam engines probably by the builder.
She was on...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 2nd November 2012, 17:38
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
I agree with Gil. LIZZIE THORPE GY 955 was on the...

I agree with Gil.
LIZZIE THORPE GY 955 was on the Grimsby register from 1844 to 1899.
Her owner in 1892 ( Mercantile Navy List ) was George Dobson of 324 Victoria Street, Grimsby.
LIZZIE GY 488 was...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2012, 18:16
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
You may find this website of some help. The list...

You may find this website of some help.
The list containing ships by name covers vessels registered at Grimsby. Not all of those listed are/were fishing...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th August 2012, 13:44
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
Allan You certainly deserve to find your...

Allan
You certainly deserve to find your GGrandfather after all the research and travel you have undertaken.
The input from SN members must also give some encouragement.

In your earlier post you...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 11th August 2012, 11:51
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
Alan Some good and interesting information...

Alan
Some good and interesting information supplied by Gil Mayes, which gives a time frame to search in.
I was wondering if you have any documentation regarding the Masters certificate ( where and...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 10th August 2012, 09:33
Replies: 2,160
Views: 274,798
Posted By davetodd
OSBORNE 106698 was indeed a Grimsby trawler...

OSBORNE 106698 was indeed a Grimsby trawler GY192. First registered at Grimsby in 1897, but her registry at Grimsby was closed in 1902.
It could be that she was sold and went to South Africa in...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 25th June 2012, 12:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By davetodd
Lots of good information from aavh. All I can add...

Lots of good information from aavh.
All I can add is an address for Alexander Melrose in 1913. Address given as 4 Horsley Terrace, Tynemouth.

But there was another vessel of the same name:
NEWARK...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 24th June 2012, 19:43
Replies: 7
Views: 1,522
Posted By davetodd
Two fishing vessels with that name so far.( there...

Two fishing vessels with that name so far.( there may be more!)
1.NEWARK CASTLE M7 O.N. 107035 built 1897 of wooden construction. at St.Monance. Owner in 1911 was Alex.Melrose Tynemouth
NEWARK CASTLE...
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