Certificate no 1083
Status Registered


Function Fishing Vessel
Location Grimsby
Vessel type Fishing Vessel
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Summers, Thomas & Co, Fraserburgh
Built in 1956
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


Breadth: Beam
16.30 feet (4.97 m)
6.20 feet (1.89 m)
Length: Overall
49.15 feet (14.99 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



SHEARBILL is a wooden fishing vessel, built in 1956 and powered by a 128 kw engine. In January 2008, it was reported by her owner that her condition was poor but salvageable. The original engine had gone and a replacement Ruston 6 cylinder Turbo Kw was waiting to be fitted. Some original fittings had been removed and the wheel house had been modified, but a full restoration was planned to restore her as much as possible to her original owner.

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


Olsen's Fisherman's Nautical Almanack 1998, E T W Dennis & Sons Ltd, pp658, Edition 122, 1998  
Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, The English Welsh and Northern Ireland Fishing Vessel List as at 30 June 1997, MAFF

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