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Name: MINERVA
Type: Trawler
Launched: 30/01/1900
Completed: 02/1900
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Stone Quay, South Shields
Yard Number: 217
Dimensions: 142grt, 35nrt, 100.6 x 20.1 x 10.5ft; (1915: 142grt, 56nrt)
Engines: T3cyl (11, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 46nhp
Engines by: GT Grey, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109706
History:
02/1900 Vedra Steam Fishing Co Ltd (James Hall, manager); registered at Sunderland
10/1915 William Grant, Grimsby; registered at Grimsby
10/1922 Wear Steam Fishing Co Ltd (James Hall, manager); registered at Sunderland
1936 AM Garden, Peterhead
1937 Trawlers (IoM) Ltd, Douglas; registered at Douglas
1938 Andrew Wilson et al, Buckie; registered at Buckie; renamed HAZAEL
by 1952 Hazael Fishing Co Ltd (J Thain)
06/1954 Broken up
No further history known
Comments: 1900: Allocated fishing registration number SD13 at Sunderland
1915: Allocated fishing registration number GY732 at Grimsby
29/05/1917: Requisitioned for Fishery Reserve & renamed MINERVA IV
1919: Released and reverted to MINERVA
1920: New boiler
1922: Allocated fishing registration number SD13 at Sunderland
1936: Allocated fishing registration number DO24 at Douglas
1938: Allocated fishing registration number BCK138 at Buckie
1939: Fishing from Fleetwood
15/06/1954: Last landing at Fleetwood, 204 boxes 20 baskets grossed 711 (678 net)
06/1954: Sold to BISCO and allocated to TW Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.


Above photo as HAZAEL (BCK138), courtesy of Peter Brady