Previous names

  • Transcend
  • Intrepid
Certificate no 1042
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Location Newark
Vessel type Fishing Vessel
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Macduff Engineering, Macduff
Built in 1958
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
50.95 feet (15.54 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


Built in 1958 by Macduff Engineering for J Flett of Findochty, CHALLENGE is a fishing vessel first named TRANSCEND BCK75. She later became INTREPID OB280, before adopting her present name.

We are lacking information on this particular vessel.  If you have any information, past or present, please contact us.


Dennis & Sons Ltd, E T W, Olsen's Fisherman's Nautical Almanack 1998, pp612, Edition 122, 1998 

Key dates

  • 1958

    Built by Macduff Engineering

  • 1984

    Major refurbishment in Whitby, Yorkshire


  • September 2011

    A Sustainability Grant of £500 towards the cost of dry docking was made from the Strategic Development Fund of National Historic Ships

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