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British trawler 'Wyre Defence' (FD37) of 1956
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No: 6625   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1973   Manufacturer: Cochrane Shipbuilders, Selby, United Kingdom   Country: United Kingdom
British trawler 'Wyre Defence' (FD37) of 1956

Fleetwood-registered trawler "Wyre Defence" (338 tons gross, completed January 1956 by Cochrane & Sons Ltd., Selby), owned by Wyre Trawlers Ltd. (part of British United Trawlers group), in dock at her home port in January 1973. She was broken up at Bo'ness in late 1979.
Picture added on 24 April 2013 at 07:42
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Saddened to read the trawler I served in twice during 1962 was broken up.

Added by Bob Kenyon on 21 November 2016.
I was the last skipper of "Wyre Defence" working from Aberdeen in 1978. She was a beautiful ship.

George Tait..(retired)

Added by George Tait on 20 January 2018.
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