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Search: Posts Made By: gil mayes
Forum: Fishing Vessels 17th February 2016, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By gil mayes
Sorry I should have qualified above. ULLSWATER...

Sorry I should have qualified above. ULLSWATER was 361grt 555disp 147.5 LOA, 138.5 registered/LBP and was actually purchased by The Admiralty on 26 August 1939 and completed as an A/S whaler.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 17th February 2016, 15:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By gil mayes
No, raf1387. All fishing vessels, in the period...

No, raf1387. All fishing vessels, in the period in question have length recorded as Registered Length on their registration documents, Mercantile Navy List and Lloyd's Register of Shipping. ...
Forum: Royal Navy 20th September 2015, 15:34
Replies: 48
Views: 12,793
Posted By gil mayes
From Fleetwood Steam Trawler Database. WINOOKA...

From Fleetwood Steam Trawler Database.
WINOOKA (GY465) (1935-1936)
O.N.136247. 331g 138n 137.4 x 23.7 x 12.7 feet
T.3-cyl (550ihp) and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull

19.11.1914: Launched...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 20th July 2015, 15:49
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By gil mayes
DESERT SONG (61.49 tons) was registered at...

DESERT SONG (61.49 tons) was registered at Grimsby on 21.05.1936 (Part I & IV) O.N.164412 (GY312) and the registration was closed 02.06.1938 "Sold to foreigners". Also registered on 09.04.1936 was a...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 20th July 2015, 15:06
Replies: 6
Views: 2,474
Posted By gil mayes
Fleetwood and Milford are very much linked and...

Fleetwood and Milford are very much linked and information is constantly being shared to the advantage of both sites.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 12th July 2015, 06:35
Replies: 105
Views: 28,883
Posted By gil mayes
I wonder if Scare is going to respond to Barry? ...

I wonder if Scare is going to respond to Barry? I am also very interested in what he says he is doing.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 13th February 2015, 07:08
Replies: 445
Views: 98,835
Posted By gil mayes
CONFLICT (68664) (H815) from 1872 Olsen's. Gil.

CONFLICT (68664) (H815) from 1872 Olsen's.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 25th January 2015, 21:08
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By gil mayes
Try SUPERB (LT334) and ZENITH (LT176), Douglas. ...

Try SUPERB (LT334) and ZENITH (LT176), Douglas. Both appear in the 1878 Olsen's.

Gil.
Forum: Ships & the Breakers 31st October 2014, 08:10
Replies: 61
Views: 23,210
Posted By gil mayes
Yes G.13 and G.15 were broken up by Wards at...

Yes G.13 and G.15 were broken up by Wards at Preston starting February 1943. A full list of all vessels broken up by Wards at Preston is contained in Jack Dakres excellent book, The Last Tide, A...
Forum: Tugs 30th October 2014, 18:38
Replies: 9
Views: 2,507
Posted By gil mayes
I cannot find a tug with the name HOLMAN in the...

I cannot find a tug with the name HOLMAN in the Mercantile Navy Lists in WW1. I think it is a corrupt spelling of HULLMAN (136190).
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 28th October 2014, 13:04
Replies: 354
Views: 131,217
Posted By gil mayes
Full report of EAGLE loss at...

Full report of EAGLE loss at http://www.milfordtrawlers.org.uk.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 28th October 2014, 12:53
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By gil mayes
Thanks for pointing me in the right direction,...

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, Dick. Best wishes with the next book.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 27th October 2014, 10:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By gil mayes
Very interesting, Dick. RINOVIA (166667) was...

Very interesting, Dick. RINOVIA (166667) was Cochrane (1328) and will feature in Vol.3 of Cochrane Shipbuilders which I am currently working on. Perhaps you would flesh out her history following...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 21st September 2014, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By gil mayes
That throws up a bit of a problem, Barry. ...

That throws up a bit of a problem, Barry. Looking at the 1987 Olsen's she is listed as (BM78) and owned by Alan G. Minter, Shoreham. As you know that is correct to 31 July 1986 so did she go to...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 19th September 2014, 07:18
Replies: 354
Views: 131,217
Posted By gil mayes
Cannot help with photograph Mike, but interesting...

Cannot help with photograph Mike, but interesting in that the loss of the TREVONE prompted the Admiralty to send the armed trawler ROSETTA (FD100)(Ad.No.2340) to the area.

'On Special Service...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 8th September 2014, 08:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By gil mayes
ASBOA 26g/1934 was registered at London on 27...

ASBOA 26g/1934 was registered at London on 27 June 1940 as (LO288), placed under Ministry of War Transport and employed as an auxiliary patrol vessel but appears to have soon returned to fishing...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 1st September 2014, 07:17
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
This appears to be a good site Roger....

This appears to be a good site Roger. http://www.icce.rug.nl/~soundscapes/VOLUME16/Offshore_staton_against_Hitler.shtml
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2014, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
Had we known all this from the outset it would...

Had we known all this from the outset it would have saved a lot of time and effort and our questions would have addressed a different knowledge base. Rather than leave us to track through Google can...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 31st August 2014, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
We can find nothing about Wessex Drifters Ltd...

We can find nothing about Wessex Drifters Ltd other than what we know already. It has been suggested that they were set up specifically to use this vessel, but in what role? The sale to Risdon...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th August 2014, 18:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
This from Barry Banham taken from the Lowestoft...

This from Barry Banham taken from the Lowestoft registers. I will address Wessex Drifters Ltd in the next day or so.

'FAITHFUL FRIEND LT 33 off no 135743
Owners
23/5/1913 Gilbert & Co Ltd,...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 30th August 2014, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
If you have access to the Closed Register for...

If you have access to the Closed Register for FAITHFUL FRIEND (135743) it gives the final date that her registration was closed and the reason. On her sale in 1938 her Lowestoft fishing...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 29th August 2014, 16:18
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gil mayes
Her last owners were Risdon Beazley Ltd,...

Her last owners were Risdon Beazley Ltd, Southampton.
Gil.
Forum: Coasters 21st August 2014, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 5,584
Posted By gil mayes
The wharf at Combwich will be used as it is the...

The wharf at Combwich will be used as it is the only way to get heavy machinery to the site. The barge TERRA MARQUE will be used no doubt.
Gil.
Forum: Fishing Vessels 18th August 2014, 16:50
Replies: 2
Views: 1,584
Posted By gil mayes
As Douglas states above details of the vessel are...

As Douglas states above details of the vessel are in Cochrane Shipbuilders Vol.1
The trawler was WARREN (110867)(LT117) and I am grateful for a chance to correct my master copy of Vol.1. WARREN did...
Forum: Preserved Vessels & Restoration Projects 18th August 2014, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 9,059
Posted By gil mayes
Fully agree with you SM. Gil.

Fully agree with you SM.
Gil.
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