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MARBELLA H384 - GRZE
Built
1966
Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd
Off Number
308539
Length Ft
254.6
Tons Gross
1786
Yard Number
548
Breadth Ft
40.7
Tons Net
718
Launched
26 Oct 1965
Draught
26.6
Hp
3506 BHP
Registered
Engine Builder
English Electric
Knots
15 K
Registered MARBELLA H384 Owners J Marr
    Owners 02 Nov 1979 converted to seismic survey vessel at Middlesborough
  NORTHERN HORIZON Owners 1979 Survey Vessel - J Marr
  NORTHERN BOOMER Owners  
  JOHN LETHBRIDGE Owners Panama
    Owners  
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Named Mrs Hilda Hogan, wife of Arthur T Hogan, Chief Superintendant Engineer for owners

21 Apr 1966 Ran sea trials off Humber

28 Apr 1966 Maiden Voyage to Canadian grounds 48 days returned home on 15th June with a National Record catch of 613 Tonnes, on her second voyage of 42 days to Newfoundland she returned on 3rd Aug 1966 beating her previous record with 642 tonnes.

On her way home from a 43 day trip to newfoundland in Nov 1966 the marbella answered the distress call of the MV KATHAR a stricken coaster of 1247 tonnes which was drifitng towards Cape Wrath, after fighting through a gale for 90 minutes the Marbella reached the Kathar when only 2 miles from Cape Wrath, were she manged to get a line aboard and towed the vessel for a hour and a half, whilst her engines were repaired and she was able to continue under her own power.

1967 Top British Freezer with 3,784 Tonnes

02 Mar 1977 While fishing off Norway picked up a lifeboat cover in her net from the ill-fated Hull Trawler Gaul

25 Jan 1978 Engine Room fire - put out by flooding engine room with CO2, towed into Aalesund by Norwegian rescue vessel Hjalmar Bjoerjke returned home under her own power arriving 02 Feb 1978.

 

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Christian
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Occupation
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DREVER CHARLES . MARBELLA H384 . Skipper 1966 28 Apr 1966 Maiden Voyage to Canadian grounds
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