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Anybody hvae anything on the Boston Swallow, built in 1949 and came to Canada in the early 1950's and was cut down by a norweigan ship.

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Boston Swallow
LT 405
official no 166723
Call Sign GDRN
owners Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co
Builders Richards Ironworks Ltd Lowestoft
Date of build 10/1949
Dimensions 102.3 x 22.1 x 10.3
Named RUPERT BRAND 1951
1952 registered at Lowestoft
Manager B A Parkes
Sunk Port au Choix, Newfoundland, Canada after a collision with the Norwegian vessel AVENUE.23/06/1955

hope this fills in a couple of blanks spaces

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Hello

I've a photo of M.T. Boston Swallow LT 328 the port registration differs from the one posted by Kerbtrawler (LT 405) so I'm not certain it is the same vessel.

If you want a copy PM your email address. (I'n not sure of the copywrite status)

Cheers, Terry
 

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Boston Swallow LT405 ON 166723 built 1949 by Richards of Lowestoft 159 tons gross for Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd.
Sold in 1951 and renamed Rupert Brand
Lost 1955.
Grimsby Central Library have one photograph of this vessel at launch.
It shows the hull and partly built wheelhouse. A clear image.
If you require a copy by post or scan via e-mail please contact:-
Derek O'Connell
Development Officer at
[email protected]
Regards
Dave
 
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