86 x 24.5 13 feet, the
"Girl Maureen" was a wooden trawler powered by a 900hp ABC engine
and was built by the BIM yard in Killybegs.
Launched in February 1979 as SO658 she was one of 4 sisters built by the BIM yards
in Ireland in the late 70's.
ship "Emer Marie" was slightly larger than the other sisters being a
plank wider either side and was built in Baltimore while the
"Ocean Venture" (ex Gary Og, Sarah David) is the only sister
left fishing in Ireland, and the "Dermotte Anne" having been sold to
"Girl Maureen" was later sold to Balfour Bain, Kirkwall, Orkney,
UK, where she then became K100, registered in Kirkwall, Orkney.
was there in the 1980's to early 90's, working as a whitefish trawler. She then
went back to Ireland registered as N861 and then back to Killybegs where she was
registered as D667.
owner was a man called Eamon Diver from Donegal.
fishing licence was sold and I understand she sank under tow while on her way
to be broken up in 2007.