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Name: NUNTHORPE HALL
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 03/02/1909
Completed: 04/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 388
Dimensions: 248grt, 96nrt, 125.5 x 22.1 x 12.2ft; (1945: 230grt, 105nrt, 133.8ft)
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 81nhp;
(1945: Oil engine, 8cyl, 600bhp)
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields;
(1945: La Maquinista Terrestre y Mar (MTM), Barcelona)
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127102
History:
04/1909 Smith's Dock Co Ltd; registered at South Shields
04/1909 The Admiralty; renamed SEAMEW
01/1920 Renamed NUNTHORPE HALL
04/05/1920 Edward DW Lawford, Milford Haven
08/1920 Atlantic Trawlers Ltd (CM Mason) Cardiff
25/10/1925 George Hindle, Wilpshire; registered at Fleetwood
1930 Ephraim H Hindle, Wilpshire, Lancashire
16/02/1931 Islay Trawlers Ltd (Henry Melling, manager), Fleetwood
07/03/1931 Cape Fisheries Ltd (AV Thompson, manager), Fleetwood
1934 Unknown owner, Norway
1945 Eduardo Coll Diaz, Santa Cruz de Tenerife; renamed GINES CERDÁ
No later history known
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number SN90 at North Shields
1909: Sold to the Admiralty for minesweeper trials
1920: Allocated fishing registration number LO393 at London
1925: Allocated fishing registration number FD78 at Fleetwood
1934: Converted to a cargo ship
19??: Converted to a trawler
1945: Lengthened to 133.8ft
1945: Re-engined
Still listed in 1982


Above photo as SEAMEW courtesy of the Mark Stopper Collection