In Lerwick Harbour

 Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

Ocean Vinca LH 43

Built 1930  Cochrane & Sons Ltd,  Selby as  "Buckingham"  (Steel)
   
Yard No 1090
   
Owner at New Queen Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Charles A. Osborne manager)
   
ID no 160998
   
Launch Date 10.09.1930
   
Completed 10.1930
 
Gross Tons 253
   
Nett Tons 100
   
Engine 82 hp   T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
   
Length 122.3ft
   
Breadth 22.1ft
 
Depth 12.7ft
   
Owners  
21.10.1930 Registered at Grimsby GY 296
25.02.1938 Ran ashore near Cullercoats Northumberland, refloated and proceeded to Grimsby under her own power.
08.1939 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (P.No.T.121).
02.1940 Deployed as a Boom Defence Vessel.
12.l945 Returned to Owners
1956 Owned by Ocean Fishing Co Ltd, Newhaven Edinburgh (George Inglis Ward manager).  
04.1956 Grimsby registry closed.
04.1956 Renamed "OCEAN VINCA".
04.1956 Registered at Leith LH 43.
1959 Owned by Alfred Bannister Ltd, Grimsby.    
09.1959 Leith registry closed.
09.1959 Registered at Grimsby GY 64.
09.1959 Renamed "SAXON ALFRED".
10.1962 Acquired by Danish Mercantile.
1962 Scrapped in Denmark
   
 
  As "Buckingham" bunkering in Grimsby
   Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Jenson Faeroe Islands