Photo of a painting as HL 53

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Mick Watchmen, Scarborough

Calypso GN 38

Built 1901   John Duthie Sons & Co, Aberdeen (Steel)
   
Yard No 230
   
Owner at New David  Pettit, Milford Haven  (skipper/owner/manager) 
   
ID no 112460
   
Launch Date 12.10.1901
   
Completed 11.1901
   
Gross Tons 187
   
Nett Tons 74
   
Engine 50 hp  T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood & Co Ltd, Glasgow
   
Length 110.5ft
   
Breadth 20.7ft
   
Depth 10.8ft
   
Owners  
03.12.1901 Registered at Milford Haven M 168.
15.11.1911 Boatswain George Whittaker swept overboard and lost during a severe storm while fishing on the Porcupine Bank, West of Ireland.
04.09.1915 Owned by Burnett Staveley Massey,  Hull (owner/manager).
02.11.1915 Owned by Thomas C. Hudson, Hull (owner/manager).
02.10.1916 Owned by Richard Wardell Crawford, Scarborough (owner/manager).
24.10.1916 Milford registry closed.
25.10.1916 Registered at Scarborough SH 251.
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel.
02.07.1917 Owned by William Hill, Cleethorpes Lincolnshire (owner/manager).
20.07.1917 Scarborough registry closed.
23.07.1917 Registered at Grimsby GY 1083.
16.08.1917 Mortgaged by William Hill, Cleethorpes Lincolnshire (A).
16.08.1917 Mortgagee: London Joint Stock Bank, London (secure account & interest).
12.04.1918 Mortgage (A) discharged.
12.04.1918 Bill of Sale: Owned by Victorian Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (William Hill manager).
15.04.1918 Mortgaged by Victorian Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (B).
15.04.1918 Mortgagee: London Joint Stock Bank, London (secure account & interest).
1919 Returned to Owners.
25.02.1920 Bill of Sale: Owned by James Johnston, Newhaven Edinburgh (owner/manager).
27.02.1920 Mortgage (B) discharged (London Joint Stock Bank, London in liquidation).
08.03.1920 Grimsby registry closed.
10.03.1920 Registered at Granton  GN 38.
15.11.1922 Owned by John Walker, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
15.11.1922 Granton registry closed.
16.11.1922 Registered at Aberdeen A.934.
11.06.1926 Owned by William Frederick Croft, Scarborough (owner/manager).
10.07.1926 Owned by Croft Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Hartlepool (William Frederick Croft manager).
1929 Cecil Croft appointed manager.
1930 Robert Hunter Davison appointed manager.
25.07.1932 Aberdeen registry closed.
09.08.1932 Registered at Hartlepool HL 53.
09.08.1932 Owned by James B. Graham, Hartlepool  (Robert H. Davidson manager).
 1951 Sold as scrap.