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Photographer:Lee Brown [View profile]Title:MERCURIUS FD277Added:Jun 30, 2007
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Photo Category: Near-shore fishing vessels
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Fleetwood registered beam trawler FD277 MERCURIUS
leaving the West Float,Birkenhead for the River Mersey and the Irish Sea. September 1994.Built in 1963 as a sidewinder by the Zwart Ymuiden yard in Belgium. She was registered Z427 and has carried the names Sandra and Costmuir.Now fishing out of Milford Haven for Sean M Ryan, who has had a cruiser stern fitted and a 300hp Bolnes engine.I am now informed by 'asterias' in Belgium that she was not Z427 but Z527 and sold to Bremerhaven in 1972 before coming to the UK. So who is correct ? Thanks to Trasgu,Spike Fh16 and asterias for info.
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vlietinck dirk on Sep 02, 2006 12:24 (11 years ago)
asterias is correct its z 527 ,z 427 was never sold to the uk i dont know if she is still in use
Christian Plagué on Aug 14, 2006 21:54 (11 years ago)
Very nice picture, best regards.

Christian
vlietinck dirk on Aug 13, 2006 17:16 (11 years ago)
buld in holland by zwart ymuiden in 1963 for belgian owner as z 427 mercurius build as a sidewinder but soon converted for beamtrawling as this was a than the new method of fishing sisterships z34 o35 o37 o38 z509
Romain López on Jan 15, 2006 15:37 (12 years ago)
Very nice shot of a old beam trawler!

Built in 1963 in Belgium, [i]Mercurius[/i] FD 277, former [i]Sandra[/i] and [i]Costmuir[/i] FD 277, has got a characteristic classical design. Based in Milford Haven(Wales - UK), she is managed by Sean M Ryan and has been fitted with a cruiser stern as well as a 300hp Bolnes engine.

LOA/RL/B/D(m): 26.72x24.39x6.25x2.71
GT 85.63

:idea: Have also a look at: http://www.shipdata.nl/UK/index.php?mode=shipthumb&Schip=6917
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