Built for Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co as JEAN EVA
04/1942 went to Bunch Steam Fishing Co Became WOLVES
08/1939 Rqd as A/S
06/1947 Renamed PATAUDI For Crampins
During the WW2 she carried the Pennant of FY 158, she was Requisitioned as an Anti Submarine vessel Returning after the war on 10/1945
My Grandfather First signed on as a deck hand 14/02/1948 until 12/03/1948 to gain Deep Sea Fishing experience.
The 2nd trip was again as deck hand 22/03/1948 to 17/07/1948
However the next trip he signs on as Mate 16/08/1948 until 10/09/1948, Takes a break signing on with the Barnett only to return to the Pataudi as deck hand 25/01/1949 until 21/03/1949.
Next he takes a couple of trips with the Pollard until 15/10/1949 where he signs on as 3rd mate until 23/10/1949.
On his last trip on the Pataudi which started 24/10/1949, The skipper unfortunately died and being the only person on board with a valid skippers ticket was asked by the owners to take charge for the remainder of the trip which ended on 28/12/1949, below is the telegram he received from the owners wishing him the best of luck.
Her Details Are
- GT 422 NT 161
- Call Sign GYCP
- Dimensions 157′ x 26.7′ x 12.3′
- Quarter deck 84′ and the Fo’scle 27′
- Triple Cyl 13.5″, 22.5″ & 39″ x 26″
- Boiler 1 SB 225lb Spt Yard Number 977