On the slip in Grimsby

Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Steve Farrow Grimsby

Floradora LH 54

Built 1936     J. W. Berg, Halso Sweden  (Wood)
   
Yard No  
   
Owner at New Marstrand Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Tom Moore manager).
   
ID no 164411
   
Launch Date 1936
   
Completed 1936
   
Gross Tons 56
   
Nett Tons 33
   
Engine 120 bhp Two stroke by Bolinder Munktell Ltd, Eskiltuna Sweden.
   
Length 67ft
   
Breadth 18.8ft
   
Depth 8.6ft
   
Owners  
20.05.1936 Registered at Grimsby GY 317.
19.05.1936 Mortgaged by Marstrand Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (A).
19.05.1936 Mortgagee: Bolinders Ltd, London (secure sum of 2542. 11s. 5d & interest @4.5%).
03.07.1936 Registered at Grimsby under Part 1 (57g).
27.08.1938 Bill of Sale (under mortgage (A)): Owned by Walter Holmes, Fleetwood.
27.08.1938 Margaret newton Holmes appointed manager.
28.05.1940 Bill of Sale: Owned by Alexander Hay, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
22.02.1943 Four Bills of Sale: Owned by Robert Bell; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell; Mary Morris Bell & George Robert Cook, Leith Edinburgh
22.02.1943 Four mortgages; Mortgaged by Robert Bell (B) ; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell (C); Mary Morris Bell (D) & George Robert Cook (E), Leith Edinburgh
22.02.1943 Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh (secure amounts due & interest).
20.03.1943 Robert Bell appointed manager.
12.01.1945 Three Bills of Sale: Owned by Robert Bell; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell; Mary Morris Bell, Leith Edinburgh.
24.01.1945 Mortgage (E) discharged.
25.01.1945 Three mortgages; Mortgaged by Robert Bell (F) ; Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell (G); Mary Morris Bell (H).
25.01.1945 Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh (secure amounts due & interest).
04.03.1951 Elspeth Melville Boyd Bell deceased; Mary Morris Boyd Bell appointed executor.
27.07.1955 Grimsby registry closed.
07.1955 Registered at Leith LH 54.
20.05.1956 Owned by Robert Bell & Mary Morris Bell, Leith Edinburgh.