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ST CELESTIN H232
Built
1952
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
185129
Length Ft
188.5
Tons Gross
790
Yard Number
864
Breadth Ft
32.2
Tons Net
287
Launched
12 05 1952
Depth
Hp
IHP 1200
Registered
19 08 1952
Engine Builder
CD Holmes
Knots
K
Registered ST CELESTIN H232 Owners 1952 Thomas Hamling & Co Ltd Hull
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Fate : 27 05 1956 vessel sank after collision with Hull Trawler Arctic Viking off Bear Island
 

 

27 05 1956 The St CELESTIN H232 Whilst fishing 45 miles WSW of Bear Island in a calm sea, she was in collision with the Hull trawler Arctic Viking H452. A 10 man liferaft was launched and 15 crewmen managed to get aboard the raft with three others clinging to its side before the vessel sank, within five minutes of the collision. Skipper May swam to and clung onto some wreckage untill picked up by the Grimsby, trawler Thomas Tompion GY126. He was later trasfered to the Arctic Viking.

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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MAY - DSC PERCIVAL JAMES . ST CELESTIN H232 . Skipper 1955 1955 Due to the poor market value of fish in the 50`s trawler owners decided to limit the landing of fish by sending 8 of there largest trawlers to Greenland to salt fish. they included the St Leger, Arctic Ranger, St Celestin, Kingston Turquoise, Kingston Emerald, Northern Princess, Northern Eagle
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MACKINDER
G
.
ST CELESTIN H232
Bosun
27 05 1956
Crewman when vessel in collision with Hull trawler Arctic Viking
. . . 362 Endike Lane Hull . . . .
MUNZER
A .ERNEST
.
ST CELESTIN H232
Mate
27 05 1956
Crewman when vessel in collision with Hull trawler Arctic Viking
. . . Rokeby Park Hull . . . ( aboard St Kilda which found the Endon in 1933 )
MAY - DSC PERCIVAL JAMES . ST CELESTIN H232 . Skipper
27 05 1956
Crewman when vessel in collision with Hull trawler Arctic Viking
. . . 333 North Rd Hull . . . .
SPENCER
J
.
ST CELESTIN H232
Third hand
27 05 1956
Crewman when vessel in collision with Hull trawler Arctic Viking
. . . 38 Hereford St, Hull . . . .
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