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PORTIA H24 ( GVRJ )
Built
1956
Smiths Dock Middlesborough
Off Number
186720
Length Ft
195.8
Tons Gross
883
Yard Number
1246
Breadth Ft
34.9
Tons Net
318
Launched
11 07 1956
Hp
1500HP
Registered
Oct 1956
Engine Builder
Knots
K
Registered PORTIA H24 Owners 1956 - 1978 Hellyer Bros Ltd
    Owners Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd
Fate : Scrapped 1978
 

Fact File

Hulls first Diesel Electric Trawler.

Second to last trawler built by Smiths Dock for the Hull Fleet, the Falstaff for Hellyers been the last.

 

Portia been closely watched by Icelandic Gunboat. Courtesy © Isaac Newton

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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THOMPSON WILFRED 53 PORTIA H24 . Skipper 30 Jan 1958 Died aboard vessel
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ASHCROFT AMBROSE . PORTIA H24 . Skipper 1956 /1957 .
ASHCROFT BEN . PORTIA H24 . Skipper . .
BEAVERS NEVILLE . PORTIA H24 . Skipper . .
WHURR LEN . PORTIA H24 . Skipper 1972 .
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ASHCROFT BEN . PORTIA H24 . Mate 1956 .
PLATTEN DANNY
PORTIA H24
Sparehand
1961
KELLY MIKE . PORTIA H24 . Deckhand Feb 1972 .
FISHBURN KEN . PORTIA H24 . Deckhand . .
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Courtesy © Isaac Newton