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Name: CITY OF MANCHESTER
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 02/12/1899
Completed: 01/1900
Builder: Smith’s Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 626
Dimensions: 189grt, 75nrt, 115.5 x 21.1 x 11.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 32 x 22.5ins), 52nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109669
History:
01/1900 Richard & Thomas Kelsall, Fleetwood
1912 Fred Kelsall & Co Ltd (Thomas F Kelsall, manager), Fleetwood
12/11/1918 Noah Ashworth & Ernest Tomlinson, Fleetwood
26/10/1922 Renamed ERNESTA
1925 Pharos Steam Fishing Co Ltd (JWA Potts, manager), Fleetwood
1933 Broken up
Comments: 01/1900: Allocated fishing registration number FD193 at Fleetwood
06/1915: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence trawler
08/1918: Returned to owner
10/1922: Allocated fishing registration number FD193 at Fleetwood
1933: Broken up at Preston by TW Ward Ltd


Above photo as CITY OF MANCHESTER courtesy of Bosun's Watch