Wave Crest

Wave Crest

Postby Whickham » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:39 am

WAVE CREST at Royal Quays Marina 09/06/2016. Must have been a trawler at one time, but that deck crane suggests she is used as something else now.

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Re: Wave Crest

Postby creemaster » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:23 pm

Taken 16th August, nothing much looks to have changed
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Re: Wave Crest

Postby Whickham » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:18 am

WAVE CREST now up at Howdon 26/07/2017, could this be the end of the old girl?

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Re: Wave Crest

Postby Whickham » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:17 pm

WAVE CREST at Howdon 10/08/2017

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Re: Wave Crest

Postby Dennis Maccoy » Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:23 am

Wave Crest receiving some attention at Howdon this morning.
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Re: Wave Crest

Postby magoonigal » Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:54 pm

WAVE CREST.
ON 400834. Built by Forbes at Sandhaven in 1965.
32.81 Tons Net. 70.81 Gross.
Registered Dublin D519 and used in the Atlantic Tuna Fishing.
Brought over from Ireland by Tyneside born owner and skipper, Bill Pocklington and used as a Dive Boat.

Part info from Trawler Net, posted Jan 2009.
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Re: Wave Crest

Postby RichardP » Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:38 pm

The Scottish Ship Database has:-

Name & Flag
FAIRWEATHER GBR
Year Built
1965
Builder & Yard
J & G Forbes & Co Ltd, Sandhaven Sandhaven

Vessel description Vessel role
Wood Motor Vessel Fishing Trawler
Tonnage Length Breadth Depth
71 grt / 33 nrt / 19.35 m 6.13 m 2.00 m
Engine details
Kelvin Diesels, Glasgow
240bhp 179kw, 1-Screw

Re-engined Kelvin
320bhp 239kw

Re-engined Kelvin
429bhp 320kw

First owner & First port of register
John A. Buchan & others, Peterhead Peterhead
Other names
1969 WAVE CREST
Subsequent owner and registration history
Fishing No. PD197
1969 Declan Power, Castletownbere, Regd. Dublin D519
2002 Fishing registry cancelled
2002 William Pocklington, North Shields
Vessel history
1990 91 gt
2002 Converted to diving vessel
Remarks
2019 Based on Tyne at Wallsend
Fate / Status
In Service

Some sources have name as Fairweather III. Photos of the boat lack a III, but she was replaced by FAIRWEATHER IV
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