Entering Great Yarmouth

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jock Kerr


Perseverance  LH 2

Built 1885    J. Mc Kenzie & Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh      (Wood)
Yard No  
Owner at New J. Willcock, Manchester (owner/manager)
ID no 91086
Launch Date 1886
Completed 1886
Gross Tons 48
Nett Tons 20
Engine 10 hp  C.2-cyl by John Cran Co Ltd,  Leith  Edinburgh
Length 67.5ft
Breadth 17.6ft
Depth 7.4ft


23.02.1886 Registered at Leith LH 2
1887 Attempted to trawl fish out of Fleetwood, but harassed by smacks men and abandoned the venture.
15.08.1889 Collided on the river Tyne with the Tyne Commissions Hopper No11 sustaining considerable damage to the stem.
10.1916 Owned by James Pitchers Jnr, Great Yarmouth (owner/manager)
10.1916 Leith registry closed.
17.10.1916 Registered at Great Yarmouth YH 429
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel.
1919 Returned to Owners
15.03.1920 Owned by Thomas Bradley, Great Yarmouth (owner/manager)
01.1928 Scrapped
27.01.1928 Great Yarmouth registry closed.