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SOCRATES H885
Built
1906
Mackie & Thomson - Govan
Off Number
123256
Length Ft
138.5
Tons Gross
296
Yard Number
331
Breadth Ft
23.0
Tons Net
110
Launched
12.5.06
Engine Builder
W. V. V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Hp
67HP
Registered
12 06 1906
Draught
11.8
Knots
K
Registered SOCRATES H885 Owners 12 06 1906 Anglo Norwegian Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull ( W R Leyman / E Watts managers )
    Owners 15 11 1912 James Herbert Marr Fleetwood for ( Lancashire Steam Fishing Co Ltd ) £5250
  SOCRATES FD163 Owners 16 11 1912 Registered Fleetwood
Fate : 11.1.13 Wrecked Castle Bay Wigtownshire Ireland after Stranding on 07 01 1913 due to error of judgement
 

08 Jan 1913 The Steam Trawler Socrates of Fleetwood 295 tons Captain Phillip Burman with a crew of 11 struck the rocks in Clanyard Bay Wigtownshire early yesterday morning at around 1.45am during thick fog and drizzling rain. The crew managed to scramble onto a ledge of the rocks and after climbing 150ft cliffs walked to Dunmore. They were subsequently sent home to Fleetwood by the Shipwrecked Mariners Society. With the rising tide the vessel slipped into deep water and was submerged she was owned by J Marr Fleetwood.

Jan 1913 Vessel Surveyed by Liverpool and Glasgow Salvage Association's Barge LADY KATE (135 grt/1881). Little damage was found to the vessel but an offer to refloat her was declined by the Hull Steam Trawlers Mutual Insurance Co. and the Vessel was declared a complete total loss on `12th Jan she was subsequently stripped and left in situ..

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
BURMAN PHILLIP . SOCRATES Hull Skipper Feb 1913 Survivor of Grounding / although born in Hull Phillip had moved to Fleetwood
SJAGREN E . SOCRATES . Second Hand Feb 1913 Possible crewman on Grounding / Fleetwood ?
WILSON G . SOCRATES . Bosun Feb 1913 Possible crewman on Grounding / Fleetwood ?
RUST W T . SOCRATES . Third Hand Feb 1913 Possible crewman on Grounding / Fleetwood ?
AINSWORTH R . SOCRATES . Fourth Hand Feb 1913 Possible crewman on Grounding / Fleetwood ?
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