Three more Stevenson fishing vessels at Newlyn which are not doing a lot of fishing anymore.
Excellent b.1931 by Forbes of Sandhaven is one of the oldest vessels in the UK fleet and still in good order. Anthony Stevenson b.1945 is young by comparison and one of the last sidewinders. William Stevens
Two more for disposal?
ABS has been partiallly stripped, her winch removed, and is being worked on. Jacqueline with her nameplate removed and her registration painted out does not look likely to fish either. She is one of the very last traditional sidewinders afloat and it will be sad to see them
Awaiting disposal the "Webster" has been partially stripped and is expected to be broken up shortly.
Built in 1946 with a timber hull and formerly Agnes Allen in Brixham she has served 40 years at Newlyn but is no longer viable.
On 6th July 2005 nearest the quay, the beamer ABS PZ 203 built in 1960 on a Sputnik hull at Montrose and converted to beamtrawling during the late 1980's/1990's. Still operated by Stevensons of Newlyn. Alongside her is Jacqueline PZ 192 one of Stevensons remaining wooden hull sidewinders.
THE ex Brixham beamer Barentszee BM361 taking a break on 30th December 2006 at Plymouth with another downpoor just clearing - not a day for fishing! She is now operated by Robin Carter's Waterdance Ltd/ Ladram Bay Trawlers.Alongside her is Margaret of Ladram E88 , whilst to her stern are Joy Of Ladr
Interfish's Admiral Blake alongside at Plymouth on 30th December 2006 during stormy weather. Both of her sisters were also tied up for the break.This was the day after the tragic loss of two US sailors off a submarine in the sound during similiar conditions.
The record breaking Joy of Ladram alongside at Plymouth on 30th December 2006. The port record holder! Built for Bernie Johnson at Portsmouth in 1987 as Cromer P225, and later operated by Colne from Lowestoft as St Lucia.