Quaysides

"St. Luke"


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High and dry, on the repair slips in Grimsby Fish dock, on the 2nd May 1994.

Built in 1961 by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Ltd., Beverley, as the
sidewinder trawler "Robert Hewett". Converted and renamed in 1979.

Owners Lowestoft Shipping I.I.I. Ltd., managers Welland Management Ltd.
519 GRT.

A very stylish standby vessel, one of six sisters. Nowadays. it is hard to
envisage vessels of this size coming down the River Hull from Beverley.

Whilst compiling this page, this ship is in dry-dock in Hull under the name
"Veesea Merlin".


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