Towing on the fishing grounds

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Andy Hall

Laureate   FD 35

Built 1898     Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen   (Steel)
Yard No 372
Owner at New William Hall Dodds, Aberdeen (owner/ manager)
ID no 109890
Launch Date 20.08.1898
Completed 10.1898
Gross Tons 193
Nett Tons 77
Engine 65 hp  T.3-cyl by  Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Length 112.2ft
Breadth 21.2ft
Depth 11.6ft
06.10.1898 Registered at North Shields  SN 257.
Pre1904 Owned by Dodds Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (William Hall Dodds manager)
10.1910 Owned by G. Puls,  Oporto Portugal.
22.10.1910 Arrived at Oporto, Portugal.
14.01.1911 North Shields registry closed.
01.1911 Renamed "LAUREADO".
01.1911 Registered at Oporto.
1913 Owned by Dodds Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (William Hall Dodds manager)
1913 Oporto registry closed.
19.05.1913 Renamed "LAUREATE".
19.05.1913 Registered at North Shields  SN 237.
05.06.1916 Owned by Hesketh Steam Trawlers Ltd,  Fleetwood (Ernest Taylor  manager).
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel
1919 Returned to Owners
02.1919 Taylor & Tomlinson Ltd appointed  managers
27.02.1919 North Shields registry closed.
28.02.1919 Registered at Fleetwood  FD 35
1921 J. A. & H. Taylor  appointed managers.
1925 Magnus B. J. Wedum appointed manager.
1925 Owned by F. Swann & G. J. Ward,  Fleetwood (Walter Morley manager)
1927 Owned by George Brown, Leith  Edinburgh  (owner/manager)
07.1929 Owned by Albert Edward Marchant, Frank Percival Alexander Lock and Frank Thomas Vaughan, Milford Haven (Frank Thomas Vaughan manager).
26.07.1929 Fleetwood registry closed.
30.07.1929 Registered at Milford Haven  M 29
07.05.1937 Sold to a Belgian ship breaker.
1937 Scrapped at Antwerp Belgium
01.09.1937 Milford registry closed.