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Northern Gift GY 332

Northern Gift was originally called the Hertfordshire built 09/1936 Smiths Dock Middlesborough 
09/1936 she was owned by Rutlandshire Steam Fishing Co
04/1940 sold to Shire Trawlers W A Bennett manager Grimsby
1939 Requisitioned and converted to anti-submarine duties 03/1940 was loaned to the US Navy being 10/1942 Returned  
Below are copies of the logs during WW2

1945 Returned to owners 
03/1950 she was converted to burn oil fuel
04/1950 sold to Northern Trawlers 11/1951 Renamed Northern Gift John Bennett manager
07/1954 she was transferred to the Associated Fisheries Group with Leslie Wheildon as manager
08/1954 she went to Wyre Trawlers of Fleetwood and Renamed Wyre Gleaner The Grimsby Registry was closed

Her details are

  • GY 332 / FD 23
  • Official No 164418
  • Pennant FY 4.34 
  • Dimensions 164.6 x 27.1 x 15.1
  • Foc’sle 33′
  • 458 GT 168 NT
  • Yard No 1008 
  • Engines T 3 cyl by Smith’s 

She was broken up at Troon on 09/10/1963 by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co