LOCH MELFORT H249
Built
1953
Cochrane Selby
Off Number
185142
Length Ft
161.1
Tons Gross
512
Yard Number
Breadth Ft
29.2
Tons Net
170
Launched
Engine Builder
Hp
960 HP
Registered
Knots
K
Registered PRINCE CHARLES H249 Owners St Andrews Steam Fishing Co Ltd
    Owners 23 12 55 - Whilst operating out of Grimsby she was Wrecked after she Struck a Rock of Socroeya island Norway, she had a crew of 21 and 2 Norwegian Pilots aboard later refloated
  LOCH MELFORT H249 Owners 1957 Loch Fishing Co Ltd Hull
  LOCH MELFORT FD228 Owners 1965 Fleetwood
  WYRE CAPTAIN FD228 Owners 1968 Wyre Trawlers Fleetwood
Fate : 1976 Scrapped
 

 

IN REMEMBERANCE OF CREWMEN WHO DIED AT SEA
Surname
Christian Name
Age
Date of Death
Occupation
Information
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LILLEY
JOHN RICHARD
51
14 Feb 1962
Mate
Father of Skipper Jack Lilley. John Richard Lilley was knocked overboard by trawl wire, his body was recovered and taken to Seydisfjordhur Iceland to be brought home.

 

On Nov 30 1961 an incident took place in Isafjordhur Iceland while in a restaurant Ramond Manning was acussed of assault on an Icelandic seaman, he was then arrested and was accused of assault against the policeman. Skipper Taylor and Robert Celay then took Manning back to the ship. Manning was sentenced to 2 months prison and flown to Reykjavik the men were later Pardoned by the President

 

Crewmen
       
SKIPPER   MOON - WILLIAM Address - Scarborough - The Loch Melfort was helped back into port after a collision with the Indian Jaladhir.
  Nov 1961 TAYLOR - ROBERT  
       
DECKHAND Nov 1961 CELAY - ROBERT  
  Nov 1961 MANNING - RAYMOND