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BRUCELLA H291
Built
1953
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
185158
Length Ft
175.1
Tons Gross
678
Yard Number
867
Breadth Ft
31.7
Tons Net
248
Launched
30 May 1953
Engine Builder
British Polar
Hp
1220 BHP
Registered
12 Oct 1953
Knots
13 K
Registered BRUCELLA H291 Owners 1953 J Marr & Sons Ltd Hull
    Owners 1961- 1965 City Steam Fishing Co Ltd
    Owners 1965 - 1977 J Marr & Sons Ltd Hull
    Owners  
Fate : Scrapped 1977
 

 

PATERSON - MICHAEL ( Skipper ) 44 Park Avenue Hull - 28 Dec 1972 The Brucella under Skipper Paterson was accused of intentionally ramming the Icelandic Gunboat Odinn, Skipper Paterson said "During this manoeuvre there was no damage to the Brucella and I saw no damage to the Odinn's stern where we grazed each other."

26 Apr 1975 The Brucella had started to take water she was up to 3 to 4 feet of water in the engine room the skipper called for assistance and ordered the rest of the crew onto the freighter Manafoss. the skipper sent a further distress call but remained with his vessel and only came off after the Icelandic gunboat Tyr had placed pumps aboard and frogmen had patched the hole. The vessel was towed into port by the Tyr. The crew were landed at Aberdeen.

BRUCELLA

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
HOWLETT HERBERT 47 BRUCELLA H291 . Third Hand 21 Nov 1963 Lost Overboard
. . . 68 Rockerby Ave Hull . . . .
JENNINGS HERBERT 43 BRUCELLA H291 . Third Hand 31 Jan 1962 .Lost at sea
. . . 156 Worthing Street Hull . . . .
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RYLATT STEPHEN 41 BRUCELLA H291 . Bosun 31 Jan 1962 IAN ?
. . .
Emmas Terrace Marmaduke St
. . . .
Jan 1962 Both Rylatt and Jennings were washed overboard by the massive waves that hit the Brucella, John Walsh a fellow crewman who was working on deck at the time when the waves hit said that the 2 lost crew were washed overboard straight away, his own leg got caught in a railing saving him from the same fate.
. . . . . . . .
DREVERS BILL . BRUCELLA H291 . Skipper c 1955 .
OLIVER LAWRENCE . BRUCELLA H291 . Skipper 1955 .
EAST GEORGE . BRUCELLA H291 . Skipper 1957/1958 .
PATERSON MICHAEL . BRUCELLA H291 . Skipper 28 Dec 1972 44 Park Avenue Hull - rammed a Icelandic gunboat
FEWSTER LES . BRUCELLA H291 . Mate 1957/1958 .
. . . . Bosun . .
CREWDSON JACK . BRUCELLA H291 Crewman 1962 .
ABBOTT STAN ( Chez) . BRUCELLA H291 Crewman 1970 .
PATTERSON MICHAEL . BRUCELLA H291 Crewman 1972 .
BRUCE WILLIAM . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 01/1962 .
WALSH JOHN . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 01/1962 .
CAINE JACK . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 1955 .
RINGELEY ARTHUR . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 1958 .
DOWNS J J . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 1970 .
COOK GEORGE . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 1970 .
KELLY MIKE . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand 1970 .
SHORT TED . BRUCELLA H291 . Deckhand .1958 .
BROOKES JAMES ARTHUR . BRUCELLA H291 . W/T OPERATOR 04/1975 .67 Telford St Hull
BALL NEVILLE . BRUCELLA H291 . Galley Boy 1970 .
COLES RODERICK . BRUCELLA H291 . Sparehand 11 09 1972 - 30 09 1972 01 10 1972 - 02 10 1972
. . . BRUCELLA H291 . . . .

 

 

 

First bag comes aboard Courtesy and ©Tony East

All photo`s Courtesy and © Tony East

Photo Top Left - Jack Caine & Les Fewster - / Photo Top Right, Left N/K - Les Fewster

It`s Alright the old man sunbathing out that window wev`e to gut this lot