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Aston Villa GY 508

Aston Villa Built 06/07/1933 Smiths Dock Co Ltd South Bank Middlesbrough for Consolidated Fisheries Ltd Grimsby 1947 Bought by Boston Deep Sea Fishing Co.Ltd Fleetwood who re-named her Fotherby and re-registered her as FD 262  08/02/1951 The vessel was sold to the Ezra Fishing Company of Haifa & Tel Aviv A skeleton crew of seven men deckhands and firemen arrived in Grimsby from Palestine to take the Fotherby to her new owners To be renamed Miriam and used mainly for fishing for bream off the coasts of Morocco and Greece The vessel was the first steam trawler to be bought by the company and also the largest to be bought for fishing in the East
1953 The vessel was sold to new owners in Poland who gave her the new name of Pollux

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 162872
  • Yard Number 953
  • Call Sign GWLV
  • GT 397 NT 148
  • Quarter Deck 84 Foc’sle 25
  • Dimensions 155 x 26.4 x 12.2