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Name: BORDER STAR
Type: Fishing Boat - Trawler
Launched:
Completed: 1960
Builder: RB Harrison & Sons Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 50grt, 50nrt, 90disp, 68.6 x 19.8 x 8.6ft
Engines: Oil engine, 4SCSA, 8L3B type, 8cyl (5.5 x 7.75ins), 152bhp
Engines by: L Gardner & Sons Ltd, Patricroft, Manchester
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 9.0knots
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: A12414
History:
1960 Richard Crawford, Tweedmouth & John Dougal, North Shields.
31/07/1970 Richard Crawford, Tweedmouth & Mrs Mary K Dougal, Tynemouth
30/06/1980 John Cowell & David Cavanagh, Fleetwood
by 2000 Christopher Jones
No later history known
Comments: Allocated fishing registration number LH383 at Leith
19xx: Re-engined with a Dorman 6cyl oil engine
19xx: Laid up at Holyhead where she flooded & sank
Subsequently raised by Holyhead Boatyard
Moved to Penrhyn Dock at Bangor and converted to a live-aboard
by 2000: At Weaver Marine's yard at Northwich on the River Weaver, Cheshire
02/2017: Christopher Jones deceased


Above photo is courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photos at North Shields are courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photo is courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photo at Fleetwood is courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photo on the Weaver is courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photo on the Weaver is courtesy of Neil S Evans

Above photo on the Weaver is courtesy of Neil S Evans

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